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Lagos converts stadium to isolation centre

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The Lagos State Government has started construction of another Isolation Centre.

The state is converting a section of the newly renovated Mobolaji Johnson Stadium in Onikan.

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When ready, it would have a consultation section and space for health officials.

The facility would also be used to carry out test on individuals with coronavirus symptoms and accommodate patients.

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On Thursday, equipment like the Air Conditioners and beds were fixed.

Work continues and it is expected that the centre would be fully ready Friday night.

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Earlier in the day, the Lagos State House of Assembly passed into law an emergency COVID-19 bill.

It empowers Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to spend an initial N20billion.

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The global pandemic has caused 22,000 deaths and affected 200 nations.

There are 51 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria; majority are in Lagos.

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