48 more Lagos patients recover from COVID-19

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu
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The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery of 48 patients from Coronavirus disease.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced the development Thursday evening, saying 32 patients were male while the female patients are 16 in number.

The announcement by Mr Sanwo-Olu comes two days after the state discharged 60 patients who recovered from the deadly virus.

“Dear Lagosians,” the governor said in a statement on Twitter, “We will continue to celebrate and acknowledge our wins, as well as reflect on our losses. These will help us stay on course, prevent us from being distracted, help us stay focused as we face this pandemic head on.

“Though we have been recording recovered patients, we need to also be careful, remain guarded, and show commitment and cooperation with authorities as we are all in this together. Our wins are your wins, our losses, your losses.

“Therefore, I’m pleased to announce to you the discharge of 48 more patients; 32 males and 16 females, all Nigerians who were discharged from our Yaba, Lekki, Onikan and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 28 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 6 from Lekki, 1 from Onikan and 13 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to #COVID19 in two consecutive readings.

“With this new development, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos stands at 406. Thank you all and God bless,” Sanwo-Olu added.

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