Coronavirus: Lagos government discharges two more patients


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Two more patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos state have been discharged.

The state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this via his twitter handle, @jidesanwoolu on Monday, April 6.

According to Sanwo-Olu, “Dear Lagosians, I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

“Today, two more female patients have recovered fully and have tested negative to COVID-19 twice consecutively. They have been discharged from the facility.

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“With the newly discharged patients, we now have a total of 31 people that have fully recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos and discharged to join the community.”

Earlier, The Herald reported that the Lagos State Chapter of the APC has commended the state government for its courageous, inspiring, professional and reassuring response to the coronavirus scourge in the state.

In a statement on Sunday through its spokesman, Mr. Seye Oladejo, the APC recalled that the state government before the report of the Italian index case on Feb. 22 had set necessary machinery in motion to protect the lives of its citizens in case of a full outbreak.

The party lauded Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and all those in the frontline of the battle to protect residents of the state.

“They are in our prayers and we reassure them that they have a special place in history for this great effort. We also appreciate our law enforcement agencies for an incident-free first few days of the lockdown. We urge them to remain calm and professional all through, ” it said.

The party commended the display of collaboration between the executive and legislative arms of government in the overall interest of the state.

It said that the speed and the smooth passage of the bills to facilitate the fight against the coronavirus further underscored the commitment of the lawmakers.

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