By Dare Ojelade, Lagos
The Lagos State Government has announced the discharge of 31recovered Coronavirus patients from various isolation centres in the state, reports The Gazelle News.com.
According to the state Governor and Incident Commander, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, this brings to 738, the number of recovered Coronavirus patients in the state.
Those discharged are: 12 females and 19 males and they were discharged from the following isolation centres: 1 from Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; 13 from the Isolation Centre at Onikan; 11 from Gbagada Isolation Centre; 5 from Agidingbi Isolation Centre; and 1 from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
Below is the tweet from the Governor:
COVID-19 Update by the Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Good people of Lagos,
I have more great news from our isolation facilities. Today, 31 fully recovered COVID19Lagos patients; 12 females and 19 males, all Nigerians were discharged to join the society.
The patients; 1 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 13 from Onikan, 11 from Gbagada, 5 from Agidingbi and 1 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID19.
With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities has risen to 738.
The discharge of #COVID19 patients is encouraging and we thank our front line health workers for the remarkable progress we have made.
I urge us all not to relent in the battle against the this global pandemic, we must continue to practice hand hygiene, wear a mask and observe physically distance when outdoor.
If we continue to do the right things and obey the stipulated public health safety guidelines, the chain of #COVID19 transmission can be broken in our State.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu
COVID19Lagos Incident Commander
May 24, 2020