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Nine COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

Nine COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos
April 21
19:01 2020
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Nine COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of the state, broke the news in a statement on Tuesday evenong.

He said the patients, five females and four males, included a person from Poland.

With the announcement, Lagos has now discharged 107 COVID-19 patients.

”Good people of Lagos, I have more great news from our isolation facilities. Nine more persons, five females and four males, including one foreign national – a Polish, have been discharged to join the society,” Sanwo-Olu said.

”The patients, five from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and four from the Onikan Isolation Centre, were discharged, having fully recovered and tested negative twice, consecutively for COVID-19.

“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities is now 107.”

He also urged people to continue to practise social distancing and adopt highest possible personal and hand hygiene.

“This is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection. Thank you all for your continued perseverance and patience,” the governor said

Earlier on Tuesday, the state announced the death of two people; a 36-year-old female with severe underlying health condition and a 45-year-old Nigerian male who returned from India in January 2020.

Of Nigeria’s total of 665 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Lagos has recorded 376 cases and a total of 16 deaths.

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