- Lagos state has recorded another groundbreaking victory over coronavirus
- The state on Tuesday, May 5, discharged 60 patients who have attained full recovery from the disease
- According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, this brings the number of discharged patients to 321
The Lagos government on Tuesday, May 5, recorded a groundbreaking victory over coronavirus as it discharged an amazing number of 60 patients who attained full recovery from the disease.
The news was made known by the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu via his official Twitter account.
Governor Sanowo-Olu mentioned that with this welcome development, the number of discharged patients in the state is now 321.
He said: ''With this, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 321.''
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that amid the recorded victories over the coronavirus infection, the Lagos state government, through its ministry of health on Tuesday, May 5, announced that one patient in isolation centre died of the disease.
However, the ministry also announced on Tuesday that 14 more patients were discharged and that the state has recorded 261 recoveries and 31 deaths.
PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!
On its verified Twitter handle, the ministry revealed: “14 #COVID19Lagos patients: eight males and six females were discharged. Total discharged now 261. '
“Unfortunately, one COVID-19 death was recorded. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Lagos to 31.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng gathered that the Kano chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Tuesday, May 5, gave the latest update on coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The chairman of NMA in Kano, Sanusi Mohammed Bala, announced that a medical practitioner in the state died of the disease and that 30 persons have tested positive to the virus.
Bala further revealed that other doctors (about ten of them) also got infected with the disease while they were treating patients who later turned out to have contracted the virus.
Reacting to the development, Dr Abubakar Nagoma Usman, the president association of resident Doctors in the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), blamed the situation on the refusal of patients to give details of their health histories while in isolation centres.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We have upgraded to serve you better.
Coronavirus: 20% of people who came here tested positive - MoH | Legit TV