Lagos Discharges 67 Covid-19 Patients

67 Covid-19 patients 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians and a Chinese have been discharged from isolation Centres in Lagos State.

24 of them were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 22 from Onikan, 11 from Agidingbi, 2 from Lekki and 8 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Isolation Centres having tested negative to COVID19 in two consecutive readings.

This latest discharge brings the number of Covid-19 patients successfully managed and discharged from Isolation facilities in Lagos to 608

Governor  Babajide Sanwo-Olu who announced this in a statement said a pregnant Covid-19 positive patient was also delivered of a baby boy through  caeserian section at the Gbagada Isolation Centre.

Both mother and child are doing well.

Governor Sanwo-olu who commended Health workers on the feat said it was  a pointer that strategies  adopted in the State are working and yielding the desired results as well as a sign of victory and motivation to push ahead in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.

He appealed to Lagosians to show support by complying with all its directives on the various safety protocols as it is the only way to break the chain of transmission of the infection and hoist the flag of victory.

“As our front line health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection and hoist the flag of victory at the end of it all and as we look forward to more great news in the coming days, I urge you all to take responsibility and play your part for a #COVID19FreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos.” The Governor said

 Omolara Omosanya

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