Coronavirus: Kano record first case as Lagos, Osun, discharge patients
The government of Osun and Lagos state has announced on Saturday that they have discharge some coronavirus patients in their states, Mouthpiece NGR reports.
According to Osun state Government, 10 patients were discharged out of the 17 confirmed cases of returnees from Ivory Coast, after testing negative twice to the virus.
“The remaining 7 patients are responding to treatment and shall, by the grace of God be discharged soon.
Lagos state government also announced that that it has discharged four new Covid-19 patients who have now tested negative to the virus following their treatment at the state’s isolation facilities.
Sanwowolu through a verified twitter handle said “,Today, four more patients; all male, including an 11-year-old boy have been discharged from the Lagos State Isolation facilities to reunite with society.”
Sanwo-Olu, however, appealed to Lagos residents to stay at home and practice social distancing.
“I appeal to residents to stay at home, practice #SocialDistancing and observe the highest possible personal and hand hygiene. We are on a steady course to victory, let’s all make little sacrifices for the greater good,” he said.
Meanwhile Kano state government on Saturday confirmed the index case of coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19 in the state.
The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, who confirmed the case, could not give detail of the patient.
However, he assured that detail of the case would be known soon.