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COVID-19 Recovery: Lagos And Katsina State Discharged 55 COVID-19 Patients In A Day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 196 new cases were reported in Nigeria on Wednesday 29th April, taking the tally to 1728.
Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 196 new cases were reported in Nigeria on Wednesday 29th April, taking the tally to 1728.

According to NCDC, Lagos State recorded 87 cases and discharged 49 patients from its Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) and another isolation center, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu also confirmed this yesterday.

Sanwo-Olu said:

“Twenty-eight females and 21 males, including a Greek national, were discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba and Onikan to reunite with their families.

“Among the 49 patients, 18 spent their times at the IDH in Yaba while others were treated at the Onikan Isolation Centre.

“All these patients have fully recovered after testing negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings. And with this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 187.”

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Federal Medical Center, Katsina, Dr. Bello Suleiman, said six out of the 14 COVID-19 patients in Katsina State have been released after they tried negative twice.

According to the CMD, a two-year-old child was among the patients, who were discharged after 19 days of treatment.

In addition, Suleiman also said that all the discharged patients were from Daura Local Government Area of  Katsina State, where the first index case was recorded.

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