Sanwo-Olu addressing newsmen

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday announced the discharge of another 17 Coronavirus patients who tested negative twice for the virus.

The governor said the patients discharged included six female and 11 male, all Nigerians from the Yaba, Gbagada and LUTH Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

According to Sanwo-Olu, seven of the patients were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; six from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and four from Gbagada General Hospital Isolation centres.

He said they were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.

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In his words: “Good people of Lagos, today, 17 more COVID-19 Lagos patients; 6 female and 11 male, all Nigerians were discharged from our Yaba, Gbagada and LUTH Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 7 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 6 from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and 4 from Gbagada General Hospital Isolation centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.

“This brings to 649 the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos.”