Thursday, May 14, 2020

13 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos, 18 In Zamfara

13 COVID-19 patients has been discharged in Lagos after testing negative twice to the virus. 

13 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos, 18 In Zamfara

This was announced by the Lagos State Ministry of Health, through its verified Twitter handle on Thursday.

It said, the discharge patients were 2 females and eleven males, all Nigerians, bringing the total number of recoveries from the virus in the state to 541.

This is coming as 18 coronavirus patients from Zamfara State COVID-19 Isolation Centre Damba, Gusau has been discharged after showing full recovery from the virus.

The Secretary Publicity, Sub Committee on State’s Taskforce on COVID-19, Malam Mustafa Jafaru-Kaura, disclosed this in a statement in Gusau on Thursday.

According to him, Alhaji Nasiru Magarya, the speaker of the House of Assembly, who is also the Chairman, State’s Taskforce on COVID-19 made the disclosure after receiving the NCDC certification on the victims in Gusau.

He said;

With this development, the number of COVID-19 patients dropped from 73 to 55 in the state while the state had recorded only five deaths.

However, members of the public are also warned against stigmatisation or discrimination of the discharged victims.

The government will not hesitate to take strict measures against anybody found stigmatising or discriminating against the discharged victims

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