The Lagos state government says it has discharged five more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in Lagos State who have recovered from the virus.
The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,took to his official twitter handle to reveal this on Sunday.
He gave a breakdown of the recovered patients as a 10-year-old girl, as well as two males and females respectively.
Newsannexonline recalls that just 24 hours ago, one patient was discharged from the government’s Infectious Disease Hospital in the Yaba area of the state.
Governor Sanwo-Olu said the new set of patients discharged on Sunday had tested negative twice to COVID-19.
This brings the total number of patients who have fully recovered and have been discharged from the facility at Yaba to 29.
He stressed that despite the indications that the state appeared to be winning the battle against coronavirus, it was imperative that the government and residents remain steadfast to curtail the spread of the disease.
Governor Sanwo-Olu , appealed to Lagosians to continue to observe social distancing, as well as stay in their houses as part of efforts to tackle the outbreak.
He also thanked the frontline health workers, as well as members of the Lagos State Health Family and the Emergency Operation Centre for all their effort.