Lagos discharges eight COVID-19 patients

The Lagos State Government says it has discharged eight more COVID-19 patients who have now tested negative to the contagion, following their treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

The government made this known in a series of tweets via Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s verified Twitter handle @jidesanwoolu on Tuesday.

The governor had tweeted: “More great news today from our Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

“Eight more people: two females and six males have tested negative and fully recovered from #COVID19. They have been discharged to return to their families.

“This brings the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities to 69.

“Please, let us continue to adhere to all the safety advice from our health experts.”

As it stands, Lagos leads the toll of Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections with 192 of the overall 343 national cases.

So far, Lagos has discharged 69 patients, while two patients have been evacuated, three patients were transferred, while the state has six COVID-19 related deaths.

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