BY MARY KUYE
Professor Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health, Lagos State has on Friday said four more Coronavirus patients have been discharged after they were tested negative twice.
Abayomi disclosed this at a news conference to give an update on Coronavirus situation in Lagos at the Island Maternity Hospital on Lagos Island, Lagos.
He said of the four patients released, there were three female and one male, saying that one of the females was an eight-week-old baby, adding that the baby was hail and hearty with her mother.
”Lagos currently has 98 Coronavirus cases, out of which 24 patients had been discharged,” Abayomi said.
He added that the state now had 74 active cases after discharging 24 patients.
”Government is trying to flatten the transmission rate by asking Lagosians to embrace social distancing. Lagos State is currently tracing 2,450 contacts of infected patients,” he added.