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Seven people have been discharged from coronavirus isolation centre in Lagos State Thursday, April 9, 2020, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced on Twitter
It was gathered that the patients were released after they tested negative to the deadly virus at the Mainland Hospital, an infectious disease facility in Yaba at the commercial city.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle @jidesanwoolu, said “Good people of Lagos, I bring you awesome news from IDH, Yaba, which is as a testament to our resolve to overcome the lethal #COVID19 pandemic ravaging the world.
Good people of Lagos,
I bring you awesome news from IDH, Yaba, which is as a testament to our resolve to overcome the lethal #COVID19 pandemic ravaging the world.
Today, we discharged 7 more patients who have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively for #COVID19
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) April 9, 2020
“Today, we discharged seven more patients who have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively for #COVID19.
“This brings to 39 the number of discharged patients in Lagos.
According to the governor, those discharged included one female and six males; three of the discharged male patients are foreign nationals ( two Ukrainians and one Italian).
At the time of this report, the densely populated city has the highest number of cases with 145 of the overall 276 cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The announcement by Sanwo-Olu has continued to attract reactions from social media users.
Stay at home and social distancing rule are still in force in Lagos and some parts of Nigeria at this time in order to curb the spread of the virus which has killed thousands across the World.