Lagos state has confirmed the discharge of 37 more COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres bringing the total number of recoveries in the state to 358.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this in a tweet by his spokesman, Gboyega Akosile while the Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMOH) also confirmed in another on Wednesday.
The patients were discharged from the Yaba, Onikan and Eti-Osa (LandMark) isolation centres. According to the tweet, 19 of the 37 patients are females, while the remaining 18 are males. One of the discharged patients is an Indian national.
“What this indicates is that while our numbers of confirmed cases are rising, we are also maintaining a significant discharge rate of our active cases, which shows that our medical interventions and management of the cases are working,” Sanwo-Olu said.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos has recorded 1,226 COVID-19 cases, as of Tuesday.
See the tweet below.
*️⃣37 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 19 females & 18 males including a foreign national; an Indian 🇮🇳 were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba, Onikan & Eti-Osa to reunite with the society@jidesanwoolu@followlasg@NCDCgov@ARISEtv pic.twitter.com/RuGqICfLZY
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) May 6, 2020
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