Six patients being treated for the coronavirus have recovered and will soon be discharged by theInfectious Illnesses Hospital, Lagos.
Prof Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health disclosed this on a Radio chat with Naijafm on Thursday afternoon.
Through the chat, he stated: Six of our COVID-19 inpatients have recovered and will be discharged soon.
The entire variety of those that have recovered is now eight, up from two.
On Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) introduced by way of its Twitter deal with that the variety of confirmed circumstances is now 51.
It stated a type of contaminated is in Rivers state, and that Lagos and Abuja recorded two new circumstances every.
The centre stated three of the brand new circumstances are returning travellers whereas two are shut contacts of an contaminated individual.
Coronavirus is in eight states and the federal capital territory (FCT). Whereas Lagos has the very best quantity with 32 (epicenter), FCT follows with 10 and Ogun, three. Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun, and Rivers have one case every.
Nigeria recorded its first casualty from the virus on Monday.
In the meantime,the demise toll from the continuing COVID-19 pandemic within the African continent has reached 72 as confirmed constructive circumstances surpassed 2,746 as of Thursday, the Africa Centre for Illness Management and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed.
The Africa CDC, specialised company of the 55-member African Union (AU), in its newest state of affairs replace, revealed 16 African international locations have to date reported 72 deaths because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In line with the Africa CDC, the coronavirus-affected African international locations embody South Africa with 709 circumstances, Egypt with 456, Algeria with 302 and Morocco with 225 circumstances.
The struggle in opposition to coronavirus is a joint activity and all of us must play our half.
Wash your fingers
Your fingers mustn’t contact your face
No giant gatherings
Keep at residence
Eat fruits to spice up your property system
Dont share pretend information
Report back to the suitable authorities should you discover any symptom otherwise you have a case to report. See numbers for totally different states to callhere.