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General News of Monday, 18 May 2020


15 COVID-19 patients recover in Lagos - Prof. Abayomi

At least 15 COVID-19 patients have been discharged by the Lagos State Government after testing negative for the respiratory virus, according to the state's health commissioner, Professor Akin Abayomi.

In a statement on his official Twitter account on Monday night, the health commissioner revealed that total recoveries in the state have now risen to a total of 623.

“177 new COVID-19 Infection confirmed in Lagos. Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos is now 2566.

“15 fully recovered COVID-19 patients; 9 females and 6 males, all Nigerians were discharged. This brings the total number of #COVID19 discharged patients in Lagos to 623,” he said.

As it stands, Lagos has a total of 1889 active cases of COVID-19 and 36 fatalities resulting from the virus.

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