Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has announced the successful treatment of nine more COVID-19 patients in the state.
Sanwo-Olu made the announcement through his official Twitter handle on Tuesday.
He said five females and four males including a Polish were released to the society, bringing the total number of recoveries in the state to 107.
“I have more great news from our isolation facilities. Nine more persons; five females and four males including one foreign national – a polish, have been discharged to join the society.”
“The patients; five from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; and four from Onikan Isolation centre were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative twice consecutively to COVID-19.
“With this, the number of patients successfully managed and discharged from our facilities is now 107.
“As our front line health workers record successes in the battle against COVID-19, we urge citizens to safe at home, practice social distancing and adopt the highest possible personal and hand hygiene. This is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection.”
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Monday night, 376 of the 665 total cases recorded in Nigeria were reported in Lagos.
The state, which is currently on lockdown, has also reported 16 fatalities.