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COVID-19: 254 test positive, 29 recover in Lagos

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Twenty-nine patients undergoing coronavirus treatment at various isolation centres in Lagos State have been discharged after testing negative twice for the virus.

This is as 254 others tested positive for coronavirus in the state on Friday.

The Lagos COVID-19 Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made this known, said those discharged comprised 24 males and five females.

He said, “Today (Friday), 29 COVID19 Lagos patients; 24 males and five females, including two Indians were discharged from our Gbagada, Lekki, and Agidingbi Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

“The patients, 20 from Gbagada, six from Lekki and three from Agidingbi Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19.

“With this, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos is now 854.”

Also, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said Lagos had 254 of the 387 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria on Friday.

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