BREAKING: 49 COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos
A total of 49 COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos, The Cable reports.
The announcement was made on Wednesday by the ministry of health via its Twitter handle.
The patients, 28 females and 21 males, were discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and the isolation centre at Onikan.
*️⃣49 #COVID19Lagos patients; 28 females & 21 males including a foreign national – a greek ?? were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba & Onikan to reunite with the society@jidesanwoolu@NigeriaGov@followlasg@WHONigeria pic.twitter.com/PneSF3hGX9
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) April 29, 2020
A total of 187 patients have now recovered in Lagos which has the highest number of confirmed cases in the country.
While 18 of the patients were discharged from IDH, Yaba, 31 were discharged from the Onikan isolation centre.
Lagos has recorded the highest number of positive cases and accounts for more than half of Nigeria’s total of 1,532 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Of the state’s total of 860 cases, 16 persons have been transferred from the state, while 19 deaths have been recorded.
As part of measures to limit the spread of the virus, the state has made wearing of masks compulsory in public gatherings.
In a broadcast on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the lockdown declared on Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory (FCT) would be lifted on May 4, and a curfew will be observed nationwide from 8pm to 6am.
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