A coronavirus patient has given birth to a baby boy at the Isolation Centre in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Government noted that the baby was delivered through a caesarean section at the Gbagada isolation on Saturday.
The Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement issued to newsmen, said that the feat was another validation of the government’s commitment to stamp out the coronavirus.
“I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant COVID19 positive patient was delivered of a baby boy through the caeserian section at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both mother and baby are doing well.
“Today’s achievement is a pointer that our strategies in Lagos state are working and yielding the desired results. It is also a sign of victory and motivation for us as we push ahead in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
“And as we look forward to more great news in the coming days, I urge you all to take responsibility and play your part for a #COVID19FreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos.”He said.
Meanwhile, The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi announces the recovery and discharged of 67 COVID-19 patients, including two Indians and a Chinese Nationale
Through its verified Twitter handle, on Saturday, The Commissioner said that the patients – 22 females and 45 males – were discharged from the state’s isolation facilities.
“Twenty-four are from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; 22 from Onikan, 11 from Agidingbi, two from Lekki and eight from Lagos University Teaching Hospital Isolation Centres,” the tweet read.
“With this, the number of discharged patients has risen to 608.” Akin said.
The Commissioner noted that the patients had fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 two consecutive times.
Speaking earlier, The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu admonished residents to support the government in its drive to rid the state of COVID-19 by complying with all its directives on safety protocols.
“As our frontline health workers record successes in the battle against COVID-19,” he said.
“We urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection.” The Governor said.Follow us on social media