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.