- Lagos state has achieved another milestone in the fight against coronavirus
- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says on Thursday, April 2, that 11 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged
- The state has the highest number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state who is also the incident commander of the #Covid19Lagos has announced the recovery and discharge of 11 more patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, after testing negative twice.
Nigerian Tribune reports that the patients comprised nine males and two females, making the number of those who have recovered to 18.
Legit.ng gathered that the governor said he was very happy to break the news to the good people of the state.
He said: “I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba. They have fully recovered and have tested negative to #COVID19 and have been allowed to return home to their families.
“The patients include two females and nine males. Their results came out negative in two rounds of tests. I want to use this opportunity to, once again, thank our frontline health workers and other professionals for their service.
“Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance because of the community infection that we are beginning to see. I assure you that at the end, we will hoist a flag of victory – with your cooperation and by the grace of the Almighty."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, said coronavirus would soon become a thing of the past in Nigeria.
It was reported that Oyedepo stated this while donating an ambulance and Personal Protective Gears (PPE) to the Ogun state government to help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
Oyedepo was represented by his son who, Pastor David Oyedepo (junior), who is also a senior pastor in the church.
The items were presented to the state government at the governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital, on Wednesday, April 1.
Oyedepo said the gesture was part of the church’s commitment towards ending the scourge of coronavirus in the state.
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