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Lagos discharges 87 COVID-19 patients

By Amidu Arije

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of 87 COVID-19 patients in the state on Wednesday after they have recovered from the virus.

Of the discharged patients, 40 were females and 47 males from the various Isolation centres across the state.

The governor said on his Twitter account:

“Today, 87 recovered #COVID19 patients; 40 females & 47 males, were discharged to rejoin the society.

They were discharged having fully recovered & tested negative to COVID19.

With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities is now 825″.

Sanwo-Olu also appealed to Lagosians to adhere strictly to the laid down regulations on the ease of lockdown to prevent continued spread of the virus.

“As our frontline health workers record these successes, we urge Lagosians to adhere strictly to the public advisories & directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the virus.
We must always remember that the goal is to remain healthy,” he said.

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