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COVID-19: Lagos discharges 13 more patients

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The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 13 more novel coronavirus patients.

The patients were discharged after  testing  negative  for the virus two consecutive times.

The state Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday.

The governor confirmed that a total  662 patients had so far been discharged from isolation centres in the state.

”Today, 13 more COVID-19 Lagos patients –  nine males and four females – all Nigerians, have been discharged from the Onikan, Eti-Osa (LandMark), Lekki and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

”The patients, one from Onikan, four  from Eti-Osa (LandMark), three from Lekki and five from LUTH isolation centres were discharged having fully recovered.

”With this, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 662,” Sanwo-Olu said.

Edited By: Kamal Tayo Oropo/Ijeoma Popoola (NAN)

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