The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of sixty-seven coronavirus patients after testing negative twice for the virus, bringing the number of discharged COVID-19 patients in Lagos to 608.
Naija News reports that the Lagos State Governor disclose this in a statement on Saturday, adding that the 67 COVID-19 patients were discharged from four isolation centres after testing negative twice for the virus.
According to the statement, “67 fully recovered COVID19Lagos patients; 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians and a Chinese were discharged to join the society,” Sanwo-Olu said
“The patients; 24 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 22 from Onikan, 11 from Agidingbi, 2 from Lekki and 8 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged having tested negative to COVID19 in two consecutive readings.”
Giving an additional update, Governor Sanwo-Olu said with the latest development, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from Isolation facilities in Lagos stands at 608.
The Lagos State Governor, however, enjoined Lagosians to support the government in its drive to rid the State of COVID-19 by complying with all its directives on the various safety protocols.
Governor Sanwo-Olu said: “as our front line health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection and hoist the flag of victory at the end of it all.
“And 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 #COVID19FreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos.”