‘We Are Winning’, Sanwo-Olu Says Two More COVID-19 Patients Discharged

A file photo of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Photo: Twitter-@jidesanwoolu

Two more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been discharged in Lagos State.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a tweet on Monday, bringing the total number of people that have been discharged in the state to 31.


Babajide Sanwo-Olu✔@jidesanwoolu

Dear Lagosians,

I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. Today, two more female patients have recovered fully and have tested negative to #COVID19 twice consecutively. They have been discharged from the facility


He explained that the two persons – both females – were released from the government’s Infectious Disease Hospital after officials confirmed that they have fully recovered from the disease.

Governor Sanwo-Olu revealed that both patients, who had tested positive for coronavirus, tested negative twice consecutively.

According to him, Lagos has an upper hand in the war against COVID-19 as it is winning and will eventually seal the victory.

The governor also thanked the front-line health workers in the effort to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.

He told the medical professionals that they have brought joy and hope to the people of Lagos through their successful strides in the fight against coronavirus.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, however, urged residents to adhere to and obey all health advisories issued by health experts as they coordinate resources to beat the disease.

Read the governor’s full remark below:

Dear Lagosians,I have more great news for you from our Infectious Disease Hospital.Today, additional two female patients have recovered fully, having tested negative twice consecutively. They have been discharged from the facility.With the newly discharged patients, we now have a total of 31 people that have fully recovered from #COVID19 in Lagos and discharged to join the community.We are full of appreciation to the front line health workers, working hard during this difficult time.Their successful strides in this war against COVID19 brings us joy and hope.I, therefore, enjoin citizens to continue to listen and obey health advisories issued by our health experts as they coordinate resources to beat #COVID19.I have no doubt whatsoever that we have the upper hand in this war. We are winning and we will eventually win.

Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

COVID19Lagos Incident Commander

6th April, 2020

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