Lagos State has discharged 21 more coronavirus patients.
The state Ministry of Health disclosed this on Sunday evening via Twitter.
The ministry noted that the patients all tested negative twice for the
virus upon treatment before they were allowed to reunite with the
It said the patients comprised four females and 17 males and they were
discharged from different isolation centres across the state, bringing
the total recoveries in Lagos to 469.
“21 COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males; all Nigerians have been
discharged from our isolation facilities at Onikan, Eti-Osa (LandMark),
First Cardiology Hospital and Lagos University Teaching Hospital to
reunite with the society.
“The patients; 3 from Onikan, 1 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 6 from Lekki, 1
from First Cardiology and 10 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital
have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged in Lagos has risen to 469,” it stated.
Also, the ministry confirmed 97 new cases of COVID-19 infections
announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday night,
bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 1,780.