Breaking: Lagos Discharges 1 Greek, 48 Other Coronavirus Patients, Highest Number In A Day


By Dare Ojelade and Blessing Williams, Lagos

A Greek national and 48 other coronavirus patients were discharged in Lagos on Wednesday, 29 April, 2020, The Gazelle reports.
The cheering news was revealed by the state Ministry of Health through its official Twitter handle.
The Gazelle reports further that 28 females and 21 males were discharged from the isolation centre at Onikan and the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba.
Out of this number, 31 patients were discharged from Onikan while the remaining 18 were discharged from Yaba, after they have tested negative twice to the deadly virus which signified their full recovery from the infection.
The Gazelle also reports that the total number of discharged patients in Lagos has now risen to 187.

Below is the full tweet from the Lagos Ministry of Health:

#COVID19Lagos Update
*️⃣49 #COVID19Lagos patients; 28 females & 21 males including a foreign national – a greek 🇬🇷 were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba & Onikan to reunite with the society

*️⃣The patients; 18 from IDH, Yaba & 31 from Onikan Isolation Centre have fully recovered & tested negative to #COVID19 in two consecutive readings
*️⃣With this, number of patients successfully managed & discharged in Lagos is now 187


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