The Lagos State Government has released five coronavirus patients who were admitted to and treated at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos State Governor.
According to him, the survivors are four males and one female, bringing the number of survivors from the centre to eight.
The statement noted that the survivors were quarantined and treated at the isolation centre for two weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus.
Also, he explained that the survivors who preferred to remain anonymous looked stable and unruffled, saying they felt very happy they had been given a clean bill of health.
The discharged patients were elated with the development and lauded the State Government and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the treatments they received at the isolation Centre and his proactive approach towards the containment of the virus.
While reacting to the development, Governor Sanwo-Olu expressed joy at the recovery, assuring Lagosians that his government will do all within her powers to curb the spread of the virus.