The Lagos state government says it has discharged another 60 COVID-19 patients.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the announcement in a tweet on Tuesday.
Today, we discharged 60 #COVID19 Lagos patients; 40 males and 20 females, from our Yaba, Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki isolation facilities to reunite with their families and society
The patients, 31 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,…
Of the 60, 31 were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 19 from the Ibeju-Lekki Isolation Centre and 10 from Eti-Osa Isolation centre.
The latest discharges raise the total number of cases successfully managed in the state to 321.
As of Monday evening, Lagos had recorded 1,183 COVID-19 infections, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
On Monday, the federal government eased weeks of lockdown imposed on the state to limit the virus spread.
Sanwo-Olu, in his announcement, reiterated that it was important to continue to obey social distancing directives, despite the lockdown’s relaxation.
“EasingTheLockdown is not a reason for us to rush out and eschew all safety guidelines,” he said. “We must all play our part and take responsibility.”