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COVID-19: Six persons discharged from Lagos, Osun centres


The governor who is also the state’s coronavirus Incident Commander, made the announcement on Sunday saying that the patients, comprising two males and three females, have been discharged from the infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, after having two negative results.
“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.”
As of Sunday, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria stood at 224, Lagos has 115 cases, while the remaining cases are spread across many states in Nigeria.
A total number of 29 patients have recovered in Lagos and have been discharged while two deaths have been recorded in the state so far.
Two citizens of the United States have also been evacuated from the facility, bringing the total number of active cases being managed at the state’s facility to 87.
Meanwhile, the state governor encouraged citizens to continue cooperating with the government in order to put an end to the spread of the virus.
“Although, there is a strong indication that the state is winning the battle against COVID19, it is imperative that we remain steadfast to curtail the spread. I strongly advise that we continue to observe Social Distancing,” he tweeted.
He also urged citizens not to stigmatise the discharged patients and give them all the support they deserve.
Similarly, the Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has disclosed that the first case of COVID-19 in Osun, a United Kingdom returnee, has recovered and would soon be reunited with his family.
He assured residents of the state that other patients will soon recover and reunite with their families.
Addressing news men at the Government House, Osogbo, Oyetola disclosed that the remaining patients are responding to treatment at the isolation centre and their conditions have been stable.
He said his government will do everything possible to contain further spread of the virus, appealing to residents to endure by continue to stay at home and keep social distance.

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