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Day: 1 February 2021

Lagos COVID-19 Patients Use 400 Cylinders Daily, Says Gov

Lagos COVID-19 Patients Use 400 Cylinders Daily, Says Gov

NEWS
  Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients in the state has increased to 400 cylinders per day. Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday in a statement in which he updated residents on the management of COVID-19 in the state. He reiterated that oxygen was free in all Lagos State-owned COVID-19 treatment centres. “Considering that oxygen demand has spiked to between 300 and 400 cylinders per day across state-owned treatment facilities, the government is working hard to ensure availability. “To this end, a second oxygen plant is under construction at the Gbagada General Hospital and will come on stream within the next seven days. “It is expected that this will boost the in-house capacity and availability of oxygen across all