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COVID-19: Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Announces Discharge Of Five Patients

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has announced the discharge of five COVID-19 patients from the Mainland Infectious Diseases Hospital.

In a series of tweets on his Twitter page, the governor said the patients were discharged to reunite with the society after they recovered fully and tested negative for the disease twice consecutively.

The governor said the five patients consist of three females and two males.

Sanwo-Olu added that this discharge of the five patients brings to 90, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from the state isolation facilities.

He also appealed to residents to stay at home, practice Social Distancing and observe the highest possible personal and hand hygiene.

He wrote: ” Dear Lagosians, Today, 5 more patients; 3 females and 2 males, have been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Diseases Hospital to reunite with the society.

“They were discharged having recovered fully and tested negative twice consecutively to #COVID19.

“This brings to 90, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities.

“I appeal to residents to stay at home, practice #SocialDistancing and observe the highest possible personal and hand hygiene.”

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has confirmed the death of a medical doctor and two other coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the state.

Abayomi made the confirmation in a series of tweets via his Twitter page on Thursday.

According to him, the loss of the three men aged – 51, 52 and 62 – brings the number of people who have died of coronavirus in the state to 10.

Professor Abayomi explained that the late doctor had contact with an infected person who recently returned to the country.

He, however, said the other victims had no travel history or record of contact with any infected person.

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