Breaking: 10 COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos
- Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that ten COVID-19 patients have been discharged from isolation centres
- Sanwo-Olu revealed that discharged patients comprise of seven male and three female including 3 foreigners
- However, the governor advised Lagosians to practice personal hygiene and wear facemask whenever in public
Lagos state has recorded another victory over the global pandemic called coronavirus as ten COVID-19 patients were discharged after making full recoveries.
Legit.ng gathered that the good news was disclosed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu via his official Twitter page @jidesanwoolu, on Friday, April 24.
He said: “Even with the number of cases rising, we are happy to celebrate our success stories because they show that a positive #COVID19 case isn't necessarily a case of doom and gloom.
“Today, 10 patients; three females and seven males including three foreigners have been discharged from our facilities."
The governor, in a tone of caution, advised Lagosians not to relent in the battle against the deadly disease.
Sanwo-Olu while noting the encouragement of the discharged cases urged the people of Lagos state to practice personal hygiene and wear a facemask whenever in public.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Medical Guild said three health workers have tested positive for coronavirus at the Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.
The affected people are also their members. Dr. Oluwajimi Sodipo and Dr. Ismail Ajibowo, the chairman and secretary of the guild made this known on Thursday, April 23, on the association’s Instagram account.
It should be noted that the Medical Guild is a body of doctors under the employ of the Lagos state government. The guild’s chief officials also said the affected officials are undergoing treatment at different health facilities for Covid-19 in the state.
In other news, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, April 23, said that 223 out of the 873 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country got infected from “unknown sources.”
This was contained in its situation report of April 22, published on Thursday, April 23, and which covered 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Legit.ng gathered that out of a total of 873 cases, 197 persons have been discharged, while 28 deaths have occurred; the three deaths reported on Wednesday, April 22, occurred in Ekiti, Oyo and Borno.
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