Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday confirmed the discharge of 45 additional COVID-19 patients from various isolation facilities across the state.
Sanwo-Olu, who confirmed the development in a statement, said the discharged patients included 18 females and 27 males.
He added that four foreign nationals were among the discharged patients.
The governor said: “Today, 45 COVID-19 patients comprising 18 females and 27 males were discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
“Among those discharged from our facilities were four foreign nationals.
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“The patients: 19 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 11 from Onikan and 15 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged after full recovery and testing negative for COVID-19.
“This brings to 1,740, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities.
“Remember, it is now a criminal offence in Lagos State to go out without using a facemask. Let’s continue to adhere strictly to all public advisories given by the government #ForACOVID19FreeLagos.”
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