COVID-19: Lagos Records 8 Deaths, Discharges 33
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced that 33 persons who had made full recovery from COVID-19 have been discharged from its treatment centres.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who announced this in a statement said the patients which comprised 30 Nigerians and three Indians were discharged to reunite with their loved ones after they tested negative twice to Coronavirus.
Sanwo-Olu further stated that a total of 908 COVID-19 patients have now been discharged.
The statement read: “Good people of Lagos, I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, 33 fully recovered COVID-19 Lagos patients; 7 females and 26 males including 3 foreign nationals – Indians -have been discharged to join the society.
“The patients; 21 from Onikan, 9 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 2 from Lekki and 1 from Gbagada Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID19.
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“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities is now 908.
“As our frontline health workers records successes in this battle against #COVID-19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives, as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection.”
Meanwhile, the state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the state lost eight person to COVID-19 related deaths on Monday.
Abayomi who made the disclosure via his verified twitter handle on Tuesday, said the fatalities from the virus as at Monday, stood at 67.
Abayomi, however, did not give further details about the sex, age, nationality or medical conditions of the deceased.