Lagos discharges five more COVID-19 patients


The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the discharge of five patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

Among them is a 10-year-old girl.

The development brings the total number of discharged patients to 29 in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this on his Twitter handle @jidesanwolu

He said: ” Today, I am happy to inform you that five more patients comprising two males and three females including a 10-year-old girl have tested negative twice to #COVID-19.

“These five patients have been discharged to reunite with their families.

“This brings to a total of 29, the number of patients who have fully recovered and have been discharged from our facility at Yaba.

“Although there is a strong indication that the state is winning the battle against #COVID-19, it is imperative that we remain steadfast to curtail the spread. I strongly advise that we continue to observe social distancing.”


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