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Lagos Govt Cautions Residents Against Stigmatising Discharged COVID-19 Patients

A file picture of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Photograph: [email protected]



The Lagos State authorities has warning residents towards stigmatising those that have been discharged after recovering from coronavirus (COVID-19) within the state.

It, nevertheless, appealed to the folks to point out like to the discharged individuals and encourage them after recovering from the illness.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said this whereas asserting that 5 extra folks have been discharged and launched to reunite with their family members.

“I need to additionally use this chance to advise Lagosians towards stigmatising the discharged sufferers.

“We have to do all we are able to to help them to recover from the expertise as quickly as potential,” he mentioned in a tweet on Sunday.

READ ALSO: 10-12 months-Outdated, 4 Different COVID-19 Sufferers Discharged – Sanwo-Olu

In keeping with the governor, the 5 extra discharged sufferers embody a 10-year-old lady, in addition to two men and women respectively.

He famous that they examined destructive twice to coronavirus, bringing the whole variety of sufferers who’ve totally recovered and have been discharged from the Infectious Illness Hospital in Yaba to 29.

As soon as once more, I want to thank our frontline well being employees, members of the Lagos State Well being Household and the Emergency Operation Centre for all their hardwork. You all have been nothing in need of superb.

Collectively, we’ll beat #COVID19

— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) April 5, 2020

Elsewhere, the Commissioner for Well being in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed extra particulars of the second one who died of COVID-19 within the state.

Abayomi, who additionally tweeted, disclosed that the sufferer was a 36-year-old Nigerian male.

He added that the person died in a personal facility on Saturday, turning into the second affected person to die of COVID-19 within the state.

The commissioner defined that as of 11:20am on April 5, six new circumstances of coronavirus have been found, bringing the whole variety of confirmed circumstances to 115.

He added coronavirus affected person was discharged on Saturday, bringing the whole variety of coronavirus sufferers who’ve totally recovered and discharged to 24.

*️⃣We misplaced a #COVID19 affected person ; a 36 12 months outdated Nigerian🇳🇬, male who died in a personal facility on 4th April, 2020. Complete variety of #COVID19 sufferers who’ve died are actually 2
*️⃣One case was evacuated bringing whole evacuated to 2
Let’s #StaySafe #ForAGreaterLagos

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) April 5, 2020

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