- Lagos state government has discharged two female patients of COVID-19
- The news was broken on Monday, April 6, by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
- Sanwo-Olu said that the two female patients tested negative of the deadly disease
Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has announced the discharge of two female patients of coronavirus from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba area of the state.
Legit.ng reports that the governor who disclosed this via his twitter handle, @jidesanwoolu, said this brings the total number of discharged COVID-19 in the state to 31.
He said: “Dear Lagosians, I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. Today, two more female patients have recovered fully and have tested negative to COVID-19 twice consecutively. They have been discharged from the facility.”
“With the newly discharged patients, we now have a total of 31 people that have fully recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos and discharged to join the community.”
"We are full of appreciation to the front line health workers, working hard during this difficult time. Their successful strides in this war against #COVID19 bring us joy and hope.
"I, therefore, enjoin citizens to continue to listen and obey health advisories issued by our health experts as they coordinate resources to beat #COVID19. I have no doubt whatsoever that we have the upper hand in this war. We are winning and we will eventually win.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that some students at the Islamic University in Uganda improvised a hand-washer that pumps out water and soap through automation.
It was reported that the students at the centre of this creative inventions are Lucky Mwaka and Mansoor Muhammad, who also both work at the university’s research and innovation laboratory.
The main idea behind the handwashing bucket is to ensure quality hygiene in places where they cannot afford luxury cleansing items like hand santisers.
One of the inventors, Mwaka, said that the washer works when hands come in close proximity to it. He said that it is also very water-saving.
The cost of producing the container is $24 (N8,808) and has been used across several places on the campus with plans to produce more.
In another report, no fewer than 385 American citizens were evacuated on Monday, April 6, through the Murtala Muhammadu International Airport, Lagos, over the COVID-19 pandemic.
They left in an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300 via Adiss Ababa to Washington DC. According to the report, the flight departed around 4:25 pm.
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