JUST IN: Lagos discharges 11 more COVID-19 patients.
Lagos state government and indeed Nigeria is making headway in the fight against coronavirus as 11 more patients have recovered, tested negative and have been discharged home.
This was disclosed by the governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his verified twitter handle as thus:
“I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba. They have fully recovered and have tested negative to #COVID19 and have been allowed to return home to their families.
The patients include two females and nine males. Their results came out negative in two rounds of tests. I want to use this opportunity to, once again, thank our frontline health workers and other professionals for their service.
Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance because of the community infection that we are beginning to see. I assure you that at the end, we will hoist a flag of victory – with your cooperation and by the grace of the Almighty.”
It is worthy of note that the index case(italian) of coronavirus in Lagos survived and was discharged mid last month together with 2 other Nigerians.
Earlier this week, the state government discharged 5 patient who have recovered taking their total discharged to 8. With this discharges today, Lagos has successfully released 19 COVID19 patients who have recovered and has not recorded any death till date.
The fight against coronavirus is a joint task and we all need to play our part.
Wash your hands
Your hands should not touch your face
No large gatherings
Stay at home
Eat fruits to boost your immune system
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Report to the appropriate authorities if you notice any symptom or you have a case to report. See numbers for different states to call here.
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