The Lagos State government has discharged 11 people who were earlier admitted with the coronavirus disease.
This brings to a total of 19 people so far discharged from the state’s isolation centres after being treated for the virus.
The commissioner for health in the state, Prof. Akin Abayomi made this known on his twitter handle on Friday morning.
He tweeted: “Lagos confirms 7 new cases of #COVID19 on 2nd March, 2020.
“The good news however is the full recovery of 11 #COVID19 patients who have since been discharged.
“The total number of discharged #COVID19Lagos patients is now 19.”
The state has been the worst hit with the covid-19 virus in Nigeria, and has also recorded the highest number of recoveries so far.
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