Lagos state ministry of health has announced the discharge is sixty patients who tested positive for coronavirus, after they tested Negative and were certified ready to go.
This was announced today by the ministry in a tweet.
According to them, the patients included 40 males and 20 females, who were discharged from isolation centres at Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki and Eti-Osa.
This is the highest number of patients that would be discharged in a single day in Lagos.
“60 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 20 females & 40 males, all Nigerians were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki & Eti-Osa (Landmark) to reunite with the society,” the tweet read.
With the new development, a total of 321 patients have now been discharged in the state.
*⃣60 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 20 females & 40 males, all Nigerians were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki & Eti-Osa (Landmark) to reunite with the society@jidesanwoolu@NigeriaGov@followlasg@NCDCgov@ARISEtv pic.twitter.com/GWGBxc7fOo
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) May 5, 2020
Also, the death is a 35-year-old male was also announced by the state’s commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi.
He made the announcement via his Twitter handle.
Thirty-one COVID-19 deaths have now been recorded in Lagos.
The total number of #COVID19 discharged patients in Lagos is now 261
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) May 5, 2020