The Lagos State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party PDP has called out to inform Lagosians that the second wave of the Coronavirus is even more potent than the first.
This he said is evident in the recent figures of confirmed cases of the affected persons.
Lagos State presently stands at the pinnacle of the standings of confirmed cases in Nigeria, with well over 32,000 cases, the FCT comes a very distant second with about 12,000 cases.
The Chairman stated that in the second wave of the virus, about 1300 new cases had been confirmed, of which Lagos State accounts for about 700 cases in just a matter of days.
He reiterated that Covid19 is real, as very evident in the rise in the number of affected persons in the state, he said this may continue to rise if the good people of Lagos State do not adhere strictly to the laid down Covid19 protocols.
He however strongly advised all Lagosians to strictly adhere to the protocols of distancing, face mask wearing, hand washing and/or usage of hand sanitizers.
Engr Doherty, further advised that precautions put in place by individuals would surely go a very long way in helping the State Government in controlling the spread of the virus.
He stressed on the need for all and sundry to stay safe.