EXCLUSIVE: Six Patients Recover from Coronavirus in Lagos

In News 2020-03-26 08:55:26
EXCLUSIVE: Six Patients Recover  from Coronavirus in Lagos
EXCLUSIVE: Six Patients Recover from Coronavirus in Lagos

By Olamide Fadoju

 

Six more people have recovered from the Coronavirus in Nigeria.

 

The Commissioner for Health Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this in an exclusive interview with Sheriff Quadry on the Morning Crossfire on Nigeria Info FM. 
 

According to Abayomi,  six people will be discharged from the isolation centre in the State on Friday. "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.

 

He added that the Lagos State government is building 250 bed capacity tents  in three locations  and are also "refurbishing a whole hospital in Gbagada"  to accomodate potential patients.

 

Speaking on the state of the wards,The Health Commisioner also made it clear that recovering patients "can't be reinfected while still in the ward" adding that the wards are "very comfortable" and clean with patients having access to Wifi and television but he insists that patients have to remain in the ward till " they survive the virus."