The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of 21 coronavirus patients from the isolation centers at Onikan, Eti-Osa, First Cardiology Hospital, Lekki and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in the state.

Sanwo-Olu made the announcement in a tweet via his Twitter account on Sunday stating that the patients, 4 females and 17 males were discharged after full recovery from the virus.

He said “Dear Lagosians, I come bearing good news.

“Today, 21 COVID19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians have been discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 3 from Onikan, 1 from Eti-Osa, 1 from First Cardiology Hospital, 6 from Lekki and 10 from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centers were discharged today having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive test readings.

“With this, the total number of cases successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities has risen to 469.

“ The discharge of the 21 coronavirus patients is encouraging but we must continue to practice hand hygiene, wear a mask and physically distance ourselves when outdoors.

“If we continue to do the right things and obey the stipulated public health safety guidelines, together we can break the chain of transmission of the virus.

Meanwhile, Nigeria now has a total of 4, 151 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

This followed the confirmation of 239 fresh cases across the country by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC.

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