Governor Sanwo-Olu making a coronavirus announcement

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said the state has discharged another 11 Coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice.

Those discharged include two female and nine male.

According to Sanwo-Olu, on his twitter handle, “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.”

The governor reiterated that this was 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,” he added.

State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi had on Tuesday said more patients would soon be released and that the state was confident that none of the Coronavirus patients would die.