The Lagos State Government has disclosed the discharge of 11 foreigners as well as 82 others after testing negative for coronavirus and received a clean health bill.
It said that the 193 former coronavirus patients had been treated in various isolation centers in the state and that their discharge was effected after receiving negative coronavirus test results and being certified free from the deadly viral infection.
The State Governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, who confirmed the development through a post on his social media page on Monday, revealed that the former Covid-19 patients included 77 males and 16 females, out of which 11 were foreigners while the others were persons of Nigerian descent.
He noted that the newly discharged 93 patients bring to 1,592 the total numbers of patients successfully treated across the state’s isolation centers and reunited with society.
Meanwhile, the Governor also revealed that the state reported 118 new infections on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 10,144 and 126 recorded fatalities.
“Today, 93 fully recovered COVID19 patients; 16 females and 77 males including 11 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
“The patients; 11 from Agidingbi, 22 from Gbagada, 36 from Lekki, 8 from Eti-Osa (LandMark), 9 from Onikan and 7 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged after full recovery and testing negative to COVID19.”
However, despite the subsisting lockdown on weekends in Ogun State, no fewer than eight new confirmed cases were recorded on Sunday across the state.
The State Government while announcing this on its social media page on Monday explained that the new cases bring to 782, the total number of confirmed cases in the State.
“Sadly recording 1 related death on the same day, the State currently has 225 active cases being managed in its COVID-19 Treatment and Isolation Centres.
“This is as a total of 539 cases have been discharged so far, with a cumulative of 18 deaths. Please, stay safe,” the government said.