Lagos discharges 33 COVID-19 patients

Thirty-three COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos State.

The State Ministry of Health made this known on Tuesday.

It said the patients included three foreign nationals.

“33 fully recovered #COVID19Lagos patients; 7 females & 26 males including 3 foreign nationals –Indians, have been discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients; 21 from Onikan, 9 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 2 from Lekki and 1 from Gbagada Isolation Centres were discharged having fu tested negative to #COVID19.

“With this, the number of #COVID19 cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 908.”

As our front line health workers records successes in this battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection,” governor Sanwo-Olu said.

Meanwhile, at least 812 health workers have, so far, tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said.

Mr Ihekweazu while speaking at the daily Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday said 29 of the infected health workers are staff of the NCDC.

“We have had 812 health care workers infected, these are not just numbers. 29 of them work with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. About eight of them are in the Idu treatment centre right now, ” he said.

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