Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced the discharge of 60 COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres. He announced this on his verified Twitter account. He said:
Today, we discharged 60 #COVID19 Lagos patients; 40 males and 20 females, from our Yaba, Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki isolation facilities to reunite with their families and society The patients, 31 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,… “… 19 from the Ibeju-Lekki and 10 from Eti-Osa Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative in two consecutive readings. With this, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 321.
It is important that we do the right things at this time. #EasingTheLockdown is not a reason for us to rush out and eschew all safety guidelines. We must all play our part and take responsibility. #StayHomeStaySafe and #SaveLives“ The latest discharges raise the total number of cases successfully managed in the state to 321.
As of Monday evening, Lagos had recorded 1,183 COVID-19 infections, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Monday, the federal government eased weeks of lockdown imposed on the state to limit the virus spread.