– Seven COVID-19 patients have been discharged in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
– The patients were reportedly discharged after the recovering and testing negative for the virus twice
– Similarly, the Lagos state government has discharged another patient who has fully recovered from the coronavirus infection, making the total recoveries in the state stand at 32
Seven coronavirus patients have been discharged from their isolation centre in Abuja on Tuesday, April 7, after testing negative twice for the virus, The Nation reports.
Similarly, the Lagos state government earlier announced that it has discharged another patient who has fully recovered from the coronavirus infection.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made the disclosure in a tweet on Tuesday said the patient, a female, was discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba.
Sanwo-Olu said the recovery of the patient brings the total number of people that have been discharged in the state to 32.
“I announce with immense joy, the discharge of another patient (a female) who has fully recovered from our facility at Yaba. This brings to 32, the number of patients we have successfully managed and discharged in Lagos,” the governor tweeted.
In another related report, Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun state governor, on Monday, April 6, disclosed that two new cases of coronavirus disease had been recorded in the state.
Abiodun who said this while addressing newsmen on the update on the disease added that the two new cases are “significant” because they have no history of recent travel or contacts with any of the positive cases so far.
Legit.ng gathered that the governor said the development had become a source of concern to the government in its efforts to contain the virus.
He explained the two cases were from Obafemi Owode and Ilaro in Yewa South local government areas of the state.
Also on coronavirus, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has met with the minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, the minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, and others over the invitation of medical experts from China to help fight the pandemic.
Gbajabiamila disclosed this in a series of tweets via his official Twitter page on Tuesday, April 7.
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