BREAKING: 11 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos, Says Sanwo-Olu

A file photo of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Eleven more people have recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been discharged in Lagos State.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a series of tweets on Thursday.

He revealed that the persons – two females and nine males – have fully recovered and have tested negative for COVID-19, weeks after they tested positive for the disease.

Following their recovery, Sanwo-Olu revealed that the 11 persons were discharged from the government facility in Yaba to return home to their respective families.

He thanked frontline health workers and other experts for their service in the bid to curtail the spread of the disease and treat infected persons.

The governor, however, decried the community infections that have begun to surface, stressing that it was not the time to relax but keep vigilance.

He gave an assurance that with the support of the people, Lagos and Nigeria, in general, would hoist a flag of victory over coronavirus.

Read the tweets below:

I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba.

They have fully recovered and have tested negative to #COVID19 and have been allowed to return home to their families.

— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) April 2, 2020

Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance because of the community infection that we are beginning to see.

I assure you that at the end, we will hoist a flag of victory – with your cooperation and by the grace of the Almighty.#COVID19

— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) April 2, 2020

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