Another five coronavirus patients have been discharged in Lagos, bringing the total number of patients who have recovered from the deadly virus in the state to 55.
The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a statement, said the four women and one man were discharged after testing negative for the disease twice.
“Dear citizens, as we commemorate the sacrifice of Love this Easter, I bring to you more awesome news from our isolation facilities. Today, five more patients – four females and one male – have been discharged to reunite with their families and the society.
“The patients were discharged having recovered fully and tested negative twice consecutively to #COVID19.”
He said that with the newly discharged patients, the state had a total of 55 people that had been successfully managed for COVID19 at its isolation facilities and discharged to the community.
Sanwo-Olu added: “This news, especially on this auspicious day, gives me joy and happiness and I am sure it does to you too.
“While we look forward to more great news from our effort to contain the pandemic, let’s all continue to show love and sacrifice for the course of humanity. Stay at home, practice Social Distancing Principle, and observe the highest possible personal and hand hygiene and report suspicion to appropriate persons.
”Let’s continue to make the little sacrifices for the greater good.”