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Lagos discharges two more COVID-19 patients


The Lagos State Government on Monday confirmed the discharge of additional two COVID-19 patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

The two female patients were discharged after testing negative twice consecutively for the disease.

The freshly discharged patients brought the number of coronavirus patients that been released by health authorities in the state to 31.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this while giving an update on COVID-19 situation in the state.

He said: “I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital. Two more female patients have recovered fully, tested negative twice consecutively and have been discharged from the facility today.

“With the newly discharged patients, we now have a total of 31 people that have fully recovered from COVID19 in Lagos and discharged to join the community.

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“We are full of appreciation to the frontline health workers working hard during this difficult time. Their successful strides in this war against COVID-19 bring us joy and hope. I, therefore, enjoin citizens to continue to listen and obey health advisories issued by our health experts as they coordinate resources to beat #COVID19.

“I have no doubt whatsoever that we have the upper hand in this war, we are winning and we will eventually win.”

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