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Lagos discharges 9 more COVID-19 patients



The Lagos State government Tuesday confirmed the discharge of nine more coronavirus patients after they recovered from the disease.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a statement, said the patients were discharged after testing negative for the disease twice.

He said the number of discharged patients from state the isolation centres is now 107.

The governor said: “Good people of Lagos, I have more great news from our isolation facilities. Nine more persons, five females and four males, including one foreign national – a Polish, have been discharged to join the society.

”The patients, five from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and four from the Onikan Isolation Centre, were discharged, having fully recovered and tested negative twice, consecutively for COVID-19.

”With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities is now 107.”

Sanwo-Olu urged residents to stay safe at home, as the frontline health workers recorded successes in the battle against COVID-19.

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He also implored them to continue to practise social distancing and adopt the highest possible personal and hand hygiene.

“This is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection. Thank you all for your continued perseverance and patience,” the governor added.

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