Lagos State on Saturday discharged 45 persons who have recovered from the Coronavirus disease.
They were discharged to reunite with the society after testing negative twice for the virus.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a statement, noted that those discharged included 22 females and 23 males.
He said the 45 discharged patients have brought the total number of recoveries to 707.
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The statement read: “I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, 45 fully recovered COVID-19 Lagos patients; 22 females and 23 males, all Nigerians, were discharged to join the society.
“The patients – 19 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, three from Onikan, eight from Agidingbi, seven from Lekki, one from Eti-Osa (LandMark) and seven from Lagos University Teaching Hospital Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our Isolation facilities has risen to 707.”
Sanwo-Olu urged Lagosians to work with the government in curbing the spread of the virus.