Lagos Discharges 87 Additional COVID-19 Patients


By Martins Ifijeh

The Lagos State Government has discharged 87 additional COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres, bringing to 825 the total number of successfully treated persons in the state.

Announcing this Wednesday, the Incident Commander on COVID-19 in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said 47 of the discharged patients were males while 50 were females, adding that they are all Nigerians.

He said: “26 of the patients were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 24 from Onikan Isolation Centre, 12 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 11 from Agidingbi, nine from Gbagada Isolation Centre and five from from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres.

“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities is now 825,” he said.

He added: “As our front line health workers records successes in this 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.”