Yusuf Bello| Eleven COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos, Ogun and Bauchi states.
Five patients were discharged in Lagos, while three were discharged in Ogun and Bauchi respectively.
Governors, Sanwo-Olu, of Lagos state, Bala Mohammed, of Bauchi state and Ogun state government announced the discharge of the patients via their Twitter handles on Thursday.
In Lagos, the patients, three females and two males, were discharged after testing negative twice to coronavirus.
“Dear Lagosians, today, 5 more patients; 3 females and 2 males, have been discharged from the Mainland Infectious Diseases Hospital to reunite with the society,” Sanwo-Olu tweeted.
They were discharged having recovered fully and tested negative twice consecutively to #COVID19.
“This brings to 90, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities.”
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, in his tweet, said the patients, who were admitted into the Bauchi isolation centre, were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
He tweeted, ”I am delighted to announce that at this time, three persons who tested positive to #COVID19 and therefore were admitted into the Bauchi isolation centre have fully recovered. The @NCDCgov has given the green light, and they have all been released to go home”.
Also in Ogun, three COVID-19 patients were discharged on Thursday.
The state government through its commissioner of health, Tomi Coker, made the disclosure in a tweet on Thursday.
According to her, the ministry has also been able to trace about 210 contacts of the COVID-19 patients, and 110 of them have been discharged.
The tweet read, ”The Ogun State Government has announced the discharge of three new patients from it’s #Covid19 isolation center, making it a total of six discharged Covid19 patients, with three others still under active monitoring”.