#Covid-19 Update: Lagos Discharges 21 Patients, Number Rises To 469

By Dare Ojelade, Lagos 

Lagos State Government has discharged 21 more coronavirus patients bringing the number of discharged patients in the state to 469, The Gazelle News.com can report.

This was announced on Sunday, 10 May, 2020 by the Incident Commander and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his Twitter handle while giving update on the coronavirus pandemic in the state. 

The newly discharged patients consisted of four females and 17 males, all Nigerians. 

They were discharged from the following Isolation Centres: three from Onikan, one from Eti Osa, one from First Cardiology Hospital (an accredited private isolation facility), six from Lekki and 10 from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). 

They have all tested negative twice to the virus meaning they have attained full treatment.

Below is the full tweet from the Lagos State Governor:

Covid-19 Update By The Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday, May 10, 2020


My dear Lagosians,

I am happy to inform you that 21 more #COVID19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians have been discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

The patients, 3 from Onikan, 1 from Eti-Osa (LandMark),  1from First Cardiology Hospital (an accredited private Isolation facility), 6 from Lekki and 10 from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres.  were discharged today having fully recovered and tested negative to #COVID19 in two consecutive test readings.

With this, the total number of cases successfully managed and discharged from isolation facilities has risen to 469.

Remember to practice hand hyiene, join our #MaskUpLagos campaign by using a facemask especially when outdoor and do not forget to observe strictly the Social Distancing principle.

Together we can break the chain of transmission #ForADiseaseFreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos


Babajide Sanwo-Olu

#COVID19Lagos Incident Commander

10th May, 2020

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