Lagos discharges 24 COVID-19 patients

A COVID-19 patient in Lagos

By Oluwafunke Ishola/Florence Onuegbu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said today that 24 COVID-19 patients of the 5,440 cases were discharged from isolation centres, in Lagos today.

He said they were discharged in line with NCDC guidelines, after testing negative twice to the virus.

Lagos, so far, has discharged 952 patients.

”Good people of Lagos State, today, 24 more COVID-19 patients fully recovered”, Sanwo-Olu said.

“Fifteen males and nine females –all Nigerians were discharged from the Onikan, Gbagada, Agidingbi and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with society.

”The patients, four from Onikan, one from Gbagada, one from Agidingbi and 18 from LUTH isolation centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19.

”With this, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos State has risen to 952,” the governor said.

However, the discharged form only 17 per cent of the 5,440 confirmed cases in the state.