By Dare Ojelade, Lagos
The number of recovered coronavirus patients in Lagos has risen to 528, The Gazelle News.com can report.
This was as a result of the fact that 26 more patients were discharged on Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 after attaining full recovery from the virus infection.
The state Governor and Incident Commander, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who confirmed this on his official twitter handle, stated that all the discharged patients are Nigerians.
The Gazelle News.com reports that discharged on Monday were 13 males and 13 females and they were discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, six patients; Onikan Isolation Centre, 11 patients and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centre, nine patients.
Below is the tweet from the Governor:
COVID-19 Update by the Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Good people of Lagos,
Today, 26 COVID19Lagos patients; 13 males and 13 females, all Nigerians were discharged from our Yaba, Onikan and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
The patients, 6 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 11 from Onikan and 9 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.
With this, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 528.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu
May 13, 2020