UPDATE: 5 COVID-19 Patients Discharged in Lagos.

Five Coronavirus Patients have been discharged today at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital, Lagos. This brings the total number of discharged persons to eight.

The Discharged patients had been on isolation and on quarantine in recent weeks and they have been confirmed stable and free from the virus.

They expressed immense gratitude to the Governor of the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his support and exemplary leadership. Although they preferred to remain anonymous and wouldn't want their names revealed.

While speaking to the press, one of the patients said, ''I came in here on the 15th and after the test showed positive, I was asked to come back the next day.So i was admitted here.''

“Initially, there were hitches but it later turned out fine. The health workers did fine, all our

challenges were attended to. I’m a living witness together with my other colleagues.”

His words was full of assurance and comfort, saying Lagosians should not Panic as the virus could be defeated.

“We can beat it, i want to assure others that this is not their resting place. Encourage yourselves, take your medications and in no distant time, you will get out of here.''

“I want to appeal to the federal government and Lagos State government that, they should remunerate all those workers who have volunteered to work accordingly, so as to serve as encouragement to others, adding that, If they are not here as first responders, many would have died.”

Another patient said, “I was admitted last Sunday. Initially there were challenges, the following day, they brought bed, mask and some equipment.''

“Apart from what my colleague said, the workers should be insured. Proper insurance will let people do what they have to do.''

He narrated a scenario where the workers could not attend to him because he tested positive, saying

“they went back and I slept off, I woke up around 3 a.m. So they deserve life insurance to encourage them to do their job.”



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