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Health News of Thursday, 21 May 2020

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Lagos discharges 13 new COVID-19 patients

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

At least 13 new COVID-19 patients discharged by the Lagos State Government after fully recovering.

Recall that COVID-19 patients who meet the requirement of two consecutive negative test results are discharged.

In a statement by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, he said that at least 662 patients had so far been discharged from isolation centres in the state.

He said, "Today, 13 more COVID-19 Lagos patients – nine males and four females – all Nigerians, have been discharged from the Onikan, Eti-Osa (LandMark), Lekki and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

"The patients, one from Onikan, four from Eti-Osa (LandMark), three from Lekki and five from LUTH isolation centres were discharged having fully recovered.

"With this, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 662."

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