The Lagos state ministry of health has disclosed that six more persons have recovered from the dreaded coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and would soon be discharged.
The Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this in an exclusive interview with Nigeria Info FM, Lagos.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health.
He said that the six people will be discharged from the isolation centre in the State on Friday.
In his words, “We are going to discharge six out of our 24 patients. So our admitted patients will go down theoretically to 18 but if we admit more they will go up.”
Meanwhile, Abayomi assured Nigerians that the government is working hard to ensure cases of coronavirus are contained adding that Lagos State has “expanded capacities” to deal with the pandemic.
“We have got plan A,B and C. So depending on how things go we will deploy different levels of strategy,” he said.
As at the time of filing this report, Nigeria has a total of 51 confirmed coronavirus cases. See the breakdown according to states below.
Lagos 32; FCT 10; Ogun 3; Ekiti 1; Oyo 1; Edo 1; Bauchi 1; Osun 1 and Rivers 1.
Total confirmed cases 51.