Lagos State government on Saturday announced the discharge of 55 more COVID-19 patients comprising 16 females and 39 males, including 16 foreign nationals from its various isolation facilities across the state to reunite with the society.
The state governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known in a release made available by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Gboyega Akosile.
According to the governor, the patients were discharged having been fully treated and tested negative to the virus, saying the latest figure of those discharged now brought to the total number so far discharged in the state to 1,419.
Sanwo-Olu said the newly discharged patients were 14 from Onikan, five from Gbagada, five from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, eight from Agidingbi, six from Lekki, four from Eti-Osa (LandMark), four from First Cardiology and nine from LUTH isolation centres.
He, however, urged Lagosians to continue to adhere strictly to physical distancing and hand hygiene principles to ensure that the state was free of the pandemic.
“Good people of Lagos, 55 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 16 females and 39 males including 16 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation facilities today to reunite with the society.
“The patients; 14 from Onikan, 5 from Gbagada, 5 from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 8 from Agidingbi, 6 from Lekki, 4 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 4 from First Cardiology and 9 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged after full recovery and testing negative to COVID.
“This brings to 1419, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos.
“Let’s continue to adhere strictly to #PhysicalDistancing and #handhygiene principles #ForACOVID19FreeLagos,” Governor Sanwo-Olu said.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Oshiomhole’s group in crisis, Issa-Onilu pulls out •APC govs thank Buhari
THE crack in the immediate past All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee led by Comrade Adams Oshimhole, manifested Friday afternoon as the spokesman of the group, Lanre Issa-Onilu withdrew his membership of the aggrieved group… Read Full story
Ajimobi died from multiple organ failure, Lagos govt reveals
THE Lagos State government has explained that the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, died from multiple organ failure following complications from COVID-19 infection… Read Full story
Breaking: N-Power Batch C Enrolment Begins 11.45 pm Friday, June 26
Federal Government has unveiled plans to open the registration portal for the enrolment of young Nigerians today, Friday, June 26, 2020, as from 11.45 pm, into the Batch C of the N-Power Programme… Read Full story
Why I Stopped Acting For Some Time —Adewale Elesho
Currently, the president of Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP), Prince Adewale Elesho is one of the veterans in the movie industry known for his advocacy for the promotion of morals and Nigeria’s cultural heritage in Nigerian movies. In this interview by FEMI OGUNTAYO, the respected actor talks about… Read Full story
You may be interested
Kate Osamor, UK Parliamentarian questions her govt’s funding for…admin - October 20, 2020
<!-- Kate Osamor, UK Parliamentarian questions her govt’s funding for SARS - ElombahNews HomeWorld NewsKate Osamor, UK Parliamentarian questions her govt’s funding…
Buhari sacks Nigerian Copyright Commission chairman, Jajaadmin - October 20, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, Dr Tony Jaja.…
#Endsars: NHRC seeks prosecution of 35 indicted police personnel by the AGFadmin - October 20, 2020
Since the wind of #Endsars movemt started sweeping across the Federation of Nigeria, more especially, the Southern part of the…