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Lagos COVID-19 patient delivers baby as state discharges 67 others


By Amidu Arije
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the safe delivery of a pregnant COVID-19 patient at one of the state’s isolation centres.

The governor who announced this on his verified twitter handle on Saturday also disclosed that 67 other patients were discharged haven tested negative twice to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant #COVID19 patient was delivered of a baby boy at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both mother and child are doing well.
Also, 67 fully recovered #COVID19 patients; 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians and a Chinese were discharged to join the society.
The patients; 24 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 were discharged after testing negative to #COVID19 in two consecutive readings.
As our front line health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to public health directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection,” he tweeted.

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