Lagos Discharges 60 More COVID-19 Patients
Written by darling on May 6, 2020
The Lagos state government says it has discharged another 60 COVID-19 patients.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the announcement in a tweet on Tuesday.
Today, we discharged 60 #COVID19 Lagos patients; 40 males and 20 females, from our Yaba, Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki isolation facilities to reunite with their families and society
The patients, 31 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,…
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) May 5, 2020
Of the 60, 31 were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 19 from the Ibeju-Lekki Isolation Centre and 10 from Eti-Osa Isolation centre.
The latest discharges raise the total number of cases successfully managed in the state to 321.
As of Monday evening, Lagos had recorded 1,183 COVID-19 infections, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
On Monday, the federal government eased weeks of lockdown imposed on the state to limit the virus spread.
Sanwo-Olu, in his announcement, reiterated that it was important to continue to obey social distancing directives, despite the lockdown’s relaxation.
“EasingTheLockdown is not a reason for us to rush out and eschew all safety guidelines,” he said. “We must all play our part and take responsibility.”