Osun discharges six patients

Gov Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday said the state had discharged six COVID-19 patients.

Oyetola, via his twitter handle, @GboyegaOyetola, said 17 COVID-19 patients had so far  been discharged in the state

He said,  “Another good news from our isolation centre, as six more COVID-19 patients have tested negative twice, in line with @NCDCgov protocol. The patients who are among the 127 Ivory Coast returnees have been discharged to join their families.

“This brings to 17, the number of cases that have tested negative twice and have been discharged after treatment in our state. The remaining two patients at our facility are responding to treatment.”

In Lagos, however, the State Government announced in addition of some successes death of a COVID-19 patient in the state.

The state Ministry of Health via its Twitter handle, @LSMOH, said, “One COVID19 death was recorded. This brings to seven, the number of #COVID19 related deaths in Lagos State.

That notwithstanding, Lagos state announced 16 more COVID-19 patients that were discharged on Wednesday after testing negative twice.

The state Ministry of Health via its twitter handle, @LSMOHsaid 68 patients have now been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba to reunite with their family members.

Sixteen more COVID-19 Lagos patients; 14 males and two females, including three foreign nationals  – one British, one Chinese and one Polish – have been discharged.”

“The patients; 14 from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and two from Onikan Isolation Centre have fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively toCOVID-19. This brings the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities to 85.

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