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Four COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos — recovery toll now 25

Four COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos — recovery toll now 25
April 03
14:34 2020

Four COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Yaba, Lagos.

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Akin Abayomi, the state’s commissioner for health, made the announcement at a media briefing in Lagos on Friday.

This development comes a few hours after 11 patients were discharged on Thursday. Eight persons were discharged earlier.

The latest recoveries bring the total number of discharged persons in the state to 23.

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Two patients had recovered and were discharged in Ekiti and Oyo states. The recovery toll nationwide is now 25.

So far, 98 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Lagos.

A total of 190 persons have tested positive for the disease across 13 states in the country — according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) — as of Friday.

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Out of the 190 confirmed cases, Lagos state, which is the epicentre of the disease, has 98 cases; FCT, 38; Osun, 20, and Oyo, eight cases.

Akwa Ibom state has five cases; Ogun and Edo states have four each; Kaduna, four; Bauchi, three.

Enugu and Ekiti states have two cases each while Rivers and Benue states have recorded one each.

Nigeria has recorded only two fatalities from COVID-19 so far.

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