Indian, 14 other coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

An Indian and 14 other coronavirus patients have recovered and have been discharged in Lagos.

The state’s ministry of health announced this on Monday via Twitter.

The patients were 11 females and four males, including an India national, who have now tested negative twice and consecutively to COVID-19.

The ministry said they were treated at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba and Onikan Isolation Centre.

“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 138,” the ministry said.

Earlier, the ministry advised the citizens on proper use, removal and cleaning of cloth masks to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission in the state.

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Region, said there were more than 31,000 COVID-19 cases reported on the African continent.

According to it, more than 20,000 cases and an average of 600 new cases are being reported each day in the past 11 days.