Just In: 56 Recovered Coronavirus Patients Discharged In Lagos
Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has on Sunday announced the discharge of 56 more coronavirus patients after full recovery.
Sanwo-Olu disclosed that those discharged consist of 12 female and 44 male, including 9 foreign nationals.
He added that 25 patients were discharged from Gbagada, Agidingbi (5), Eti-Osa LandMark (8), Onikan (3) and 15 from LUTH Isolation Centres after testing negative twice.
With this, the number of COVID-19 cases successfully managed and discharged from Lagos Isolation Centres has risen to 1897.
The Governor reiterated that COVID-19 is real, imploring Lagosians to continue to adhere strictly to all public advisories given by the government.
Meanwhile, two pregnant women, who tested positive for coronavirus, have given birth at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Rivers State.
The Public Relations Officer of the hospital, Josephine Obi, who confirmed the news, said one of them gave birth through normal delivery while the other was delivered through a cesarean section.
She said the babies and their mothers are in good conditions, hinting the babies did not test positive for the virus.
According to the Head of Department Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prof. Ngozi Orazulike, the two babies were born on the 9th and 10th of July, 2020.
The women are reportedly the first set of COVID-19 patients to give birth since the hospital started handling coronavirus cases.