Updated: Lagos Discharges 5 New Patients; Total Cases Of Covid-19 Now 323 As @ April 12

    L-R: Lagos Gov, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi and Deputy Gov, Obafemi Hamzat


    The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the recovery and discharge of five more COVID-19 patients, having tested negative twice to the virus.

    Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the five patients included four females and one male.

    ”Dear citizens, as we commemorate the sacrifice of Love this Easter, I bring to you more awesome news from our isolation facilities.

    “Today, five more patients; four females, and one male have been discharged to reunite with their families and the society.

    “The patients were discharged having recovered fully and tested negative twice consecutively to #COVID19,” Sanwo-Olu, the COVID-19 Incident Commander said.

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    He said that with the newly discharged patients, the state had a total of 55 people that had been successfully managed for COVID-19 at its isolation facilities and discharged to the community.

    ”This news, especially on this auspicious day, gives me joy and happiness and I am sure it does to you too.

    ”While we look forward to more great news from our effort to contain the pandemic, let’s all continue to show love and sacrifice for the course of humanity.

    “Stay at home, practice Social Distancing Principle, observe highest possible personal and hand hygiene and report suspicion to appropriate persons.

    “Let’s continue to make the little sacrifices for the greater good,” the COVID-19 Incident Commander said.

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    Meanwhile, Five new Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were on Sunday night confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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    Of the positive cases, two were recorded in Lagos, two in Kwara and one in Katsina

    This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 323.

    According to NCDC, “There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria”

    As at 09:10 pm 12th April there are 323 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with 10 deaths

    There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria

    The breakdown are as follows:

    Lagos – 176
    FCT – 56
    Osun – 20
    Edo – 12
    Oyo – 11
    Ogun – 7
    Bauchi – 6
    Kaduna – 6
    Akwa Ibom – 5
    Katsina – 5
    Kwara – 4
    Delta – 3
    Enugu – 2
    Ekiti – 2
    Rivers – 2
    Ondo – 2
    Benue – 1
    Niger – 1
    Anambra – 1
    Kano – 1

    (NAN & The Nation)

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