COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 9 Patients As Another Delivers Twins
The Lagos State Ministry of Health, said on Tuesday that nine more patients of COVID-19 have made full recovery in the state.
The patients were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.
The ministry, announcing the development via its verified Twitter handle, said that the patients comprised two females and seven males, all Nigerians.
It read: “The patients were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to #COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.
“This brings to 632, the number of confirmed #COVID-19 cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos.”
Meanwhile, a 22-year-old pregnant COVID-19 patient delivered a set of twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.
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The State’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this commended health workers at LUTH for their dedication and diligence.
He said: “Today, May 19, 2020, @LUTHofficial recorded the fourth delivery involving #COVID-19 cases.
“The latest is the delivery of twins- (boy and girl) 3.25kg and 3.2kg respectively.
“The mother, 22 years lady, tested positive to #COVID-19 and was admitted for treatment and necessary observations for the last stage of pregnancy.
“The delivery was carried out through successful cesarean section by the medical team @LUTHofficial.”
Abayomi appealed to residents with symptoms of COVID-19, irrespective of their state of health, to make themselves available for testing and treatment as may be desirable.