The Lagos State Government has discharged 31 additional COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres.
This brings the total number of successfully treated patients in the state to 738.
The Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made this known to newsmen, said the recovered patients were 12 females and 19 males, and that they were all Nigerians.
“13 of the patients where discharged from the Onikan Isolation Centre, 11 from Gbagada General Hospital, five from Agidingbi Isolation Centre, one each from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities has risen to 738.
“The discharge of COVID-19 patients is encouraging and we thank our front line health workers for the remarkable progress we have made.” Governor said.
He beseeched residents not to relent in the battle against the pandemic, adding that they must continue to practice hand hygiene, wear masks and observe physically distancing when outdoor.
“If we continue to do the right things and obey the stipulated public health safety guidelines, the chain of COVID-19 transmission can be broken in our state,” he said.
Meanwhile, Lagos is in massive lead with 148 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC confirmed 313 new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
In an official tweet by the NCDC, Nigeria now has 7, 839 confirmed cases of the deadly virus as at Sunday.
As at 23:10 on Sunday, Nigeria had recorded 2, 263 recoveries and a total of 226 dead cases so far.Follow us on social media