SWITZERLAND, MAY 10 – An additional 21 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection in Lagos State and have been discharged from the state’s isolation facilities.
The state Ministry of Health disclosed this on Sunday evening via Twitter.
The ministry noted that the patients all tested negative twice for the virus upon treatment before they were allowed to reunite with the society.
It said the patients comprised four females and 17 males and they were discharged from different isolation centres across the state, bringing the total recoveries in Lagos to 469.
“21 COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males; all Nigerians have been discharged from our isolation facilities at Onikan, Eti-Osa (LandMark), First Cardiology Hospital and Lagos University Teaching Hospital to reunite with the society.
“The patients; 3 from Onikan, 1 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 6 from Lekki, 1 from First Cardiology and 10 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 469,” it stated.
Also, the ministry confirmed 97 new cases of COVID-19 infections announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday night, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 1,780.