COVID-19: Lagos discharges 2 Indians, 1 Filipino, 7 others


Lagos State Government said 2 Indians, 1 Filipino and 7 others COVID19 patients had been discharged isolation facilities at Yaba and Onikan to reunite with the society.

The State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this during the daily briefing on the update of pandemic on Friday.

“I am happy to inform you that 10 more COVID19 patients; 3 females and 7 males including 3 foreign nationals, 2 Indians and 1 Filipino have been discharged from our isolation facilities at Yaba and Onikan to reunite with the society,” Sanwo-Olu said

He said 3 of the patients are from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and 7 from Onikan Isolation Centre were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative for COVID19 in two consecutive test readings.

The Governor further stated that the total number of cases successfully managed and discharged from isolation facilities has risen to 117. “What this shows is that as the number of confirmed cases rise, we are also maintaining a significant discharge rate of our active cases which unequivocally shows that our medical interventions and management of the cases are working,” he said

He urged good citizens of the State not to relent, keep faith trusting that this war is a must win. He also called on them to practice hand hygiene, join the #MaskUpLagos campaign by using a facemask especially when outdoor and do not forget to observe strictly the Social Distancing principle.

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