Lagos discharges 45 more COVID-19 patientsNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 45 more coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice to the virus.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said in a statement on Saturday that 707 patients had now been discharged from the isolation centres.

”Good people of Lagos, I bring you great news from our isolation facilities.

“Today, 45 fully recovered COVID-19 Lagos patients; 22 females and 23 males, all Nigerians were discharged to join the society.

”The patients, 19 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 3 from Onikan, 8 from Agidingbi, 7 from Lekki, 1 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) and 7 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres, were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19.

A state ambulance leaves the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital as activities resume following the suspension of strike by medical doctors in Lagos, on May 21, 2020. – Doctors in Nigeria’s economic capital Lagos on May 21, 2020 suspended a strike over alleged police harassment of health workers during a dusk-to-dawn curfew aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The strike by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) began in the city of 20 million people on May 20, 2020, paralysing health services at a time of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

”With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities has risen to 707.

”As we look forward to more great news in the coming days, I urge you all to take responsibility and play your part for a COVID-19 free Lagos,” Sanwo-Olu said.

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