- Lagos state has discharged more recovered coronavirus patients
- The state discharged another batch of 31 patients on Sunday, June 7
- The good news was disclosed by Gboyega Akosile, the chief press secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
The ministry of health in Lagos has revealed that the state recorded a groundbreaking victory over the global pandemic, coronavirus on Sunday, June 7.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile, disclosed that the patients included 25 males and six females bringing the number of recoveries from the virus in Lagos to 1025.
Akosile in his report said that six of the patients were discharged from Onikan, four from Gbagada, six from Lekki, two patients from Agidingbi, and 13 from the isolation centre at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to rise in Nigeria, the federal government had been up and doing in making sure that the spread of the virus was contained in other to prevent any more cases.
Sadly, most of the cases of infected persons in the country were recorded in Lagos state, and it appears the state government was taking more stringent measures to protect the life of citizens.
Legit.ng sighted a video on the photo-sharing app, Instagram, which suggested that fumigation of the streets has commenced in the state.
Sanwo-Olu announced a 14-days mandatory self-quarantine period for government workers. This was also followed by an announcement that markets across the state will commence lockdown from Thursday, March 26.
It appeared against the commencement of the complete lockdown on Thursday, the streets were being properly disinfected to curtail the spread of the deadly virus. In the video spotted by Legit.ng, some fully kitted environmental workers were spotted at the popular Stadium bus-stop in Lagos, fumigating the area.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that a large number of Nigerians seemed to be dissatisfied with the efforts of the federal government in handling the spread of the coronavirus infection in the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had confirmed that the number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria had risen to 46. Among them are some high profile individuals including a son of a former vice president and the chief of staff to the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari.
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