Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of five COVID-19 patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
Sanwo-Olu made this known via his official Twitter handle and said the discharged patients tested negative twice before they were certified okay.
The Governor tweeted: “Dear Lagosians, yesterday (Saturday) I announced the discharge of one more patient from our Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
“Today, I am happy to inform you that five more patients comprising two males and three females including a 10-year-old girl have tested negative twice to #COVID-19.
“These five patients have been discharged to reunite with their families. This brings to a total of 29, the number of patients who have fully recovered and have been discharged from our facility at Yaba.
“Although there is a strong indication that the state is winning the battle against #COVID-19, it is imperative that we remain steadfast to curtail the spread. I strongly advise that we continue to observe social distancing.”
Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi had earlier announced the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian who died at a private health facility.