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Lagos discharges 60 more COVID-19 patients

Sixty patients who tested positive for coronavirus in Lagos state have been discharged after recovering from the disease.

The state ministry of health broke the news in a tweet on Tuesday.

The patients, 40 males and 20 females, were discharged from isolation centres at Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki and Eti-Osa.

This is the highest number of patients that would be discharged in a single day in Lagos.

“60 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 20 females & 40 males, all Nigerians were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba, Ibeju-Lekki & Eti-Osa (Landmark) to reunite with the society,” the tweet read.

A total of 321 patients have now been discharged in the state.

Lagos also announced the death of a 35-year-old male on Tuesday.

Akin Abayomi, the Lagos commissioner for health, made the announcement via his Twitter handle.

Thirty-one COVID-19 deaths have now been recorded in Lagos.

According to the situation report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for May 4, 2020, Lagos has recorded 1,183 COVID-19 cases.


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