- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement today, May 23, disclosed that those discharged have fully recovered and tested negative to Covid-19.
As states across Nigeria grapple with the deadly coronavirus, the Lagos government has discharged 45 Covid-19 patients from its isolation facilities This brings the total number of discharged persons in Lagos to 707.
Lagos, with over 3,000 cases, is the epicentre of coronavirus in Nigeria.
The state governor disclosed that 22 females and 23 males are the latest to be discharged after fully recovering and testing negative to COVID-19.
Giving a breakdown of the discharged patients, the governor said: “The patients; 19 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 3 from Onikan, 8 from Agidingbi, 7 from Lekki, 1 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) and 7 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID19.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities has risen to 707.
“As we look forward to more great news in the coming days, I urge you all to take responsibility and play your part for a #COVID19FreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos.”