COVID-19: Lagos government discharges another patient

COVID-19: Lagos government discharges another patient

- The Lagos state government has announced that it has discharged another patient who has fully recovered from the coronavirus infection

- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the patient, a female, was discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba

- Sanwo-Olu said the recovery of the patient brings the total number of people that have been discharged in the state to 32

The Lagos state government has announced that it has discharged another patient who has fully recovered from the coronavirus infection.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made the disclosure in a tweet on Tuesday, April 7, said the patient, a female, was discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the patient was a female
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Sanwo-Olu said the recovery of the patient brings the total number of people that have been discharged in the state to 32.

"I announce with immense joy, the discharge of another patient (a female) who has fully recovered from our facility at Yaba.

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This brings to 32, the number of patients we have successfully managed and discharged in Lagos," the governor tweeted.

Meanwhile, a magistrate court sitting in Ogba, Lagos, on Monday, April 6, sentenced Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello also known as JJC Skillz to 14 days community service each. The court also directed the celebrity couple to pay a fine of N100,000 each.

Funke Akindele and her husband were charged to court by the Lagos state government for violating restriction orders in the state.

The couple was on April 6, 2020, arraigned in chief magistrate court 1 Ogba, on one count charge. They were brought to court by detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Yaba, led by the deputy commissioner of police in charge of the investigation, DCP Yetunde Longe. The prosecuting team was lead by the Hon Attorney General of Lagos state, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN.

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The charge was read to the accused persons by the Court and they pleaded guilty. The court found them guilty as charged.

In another report, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has met with the minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, the minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, and others over the invitation of medical experts from China to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Legit.ng gathered that Gbajabiamila disclosed this in a series of tweets via his official Twitter page on Tuesday, April 7.

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The speaker noted that he held a meeting with the two ministers over concerns expressed by many Nigerians and medical practitioners in Nigeria on the engagement of Chinese medical experts for the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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