A total of 502 coronavirus patients have been discharged in Lagos after they have attained full recovery from the virus, The Gazelle News.com reports.
The state Governor and Incident Commander, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced on Monday, 11 May, 2020 that 33 more patients have been discharged bringing the number to 502.
Discharged on Monday were 24 males and nine females and they are all Nigerians.
Seventeen of the patients were discharged from Onikan Isolation Centre while the remaining 16 were discharged from Eti Osa Isolation Centre.
Below is the full message from the Governor:
Covid-19 Update by The Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday, May 11, 2020.
Today, 33 more COVID19Lagos patients; 24 males and 9 females, all Nigerians were discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
The patients; 17 from Onikan and 16 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) Isolation Centres have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively to COVID19.
This latest discharge brings the total number of cases successfully managed to full recovery at our isolation facilities in Lagos to 502.
We are encouraged by this trend of recoveries and we believe it will continue.
Citizens are encouraged to strictly observe physical distance, use facemasks especially in public places and practice regular hand hygiene.
Together we can break the chain of transmission for a #COVID19FreeLagos.
COVID19Lagos Incident Commander
MAY 11, 2020