Lagos discharges 15 COVID-19 patients

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Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday announced the discharge of another 15 COVID-19 patients in the state including an Indian national.

The State Ministry of Health made the disclosure in a tweet on Monday.

It said the total number of patients who have so recovered in the state is now 138.

It said, "15 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 11 females & 4 males including a foreign national – an Indian, were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba and Onikan to reunite with the society

The list comprises 11 females and four males. They were discharged from the isolation facilities at Yaba and Onikan. 11 were from Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and four from Onikan Isolation Centre.

The new numbers have brought total recovery figure to 138.

In other news, the President, Women of Inestimable Values (WIVs), Blessing Okojie, has tasked women in Lagos State to engage in production of locally-made face masks, now that government has made its wearing compulsory for people of the state.

Okojie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that local production of face masks had now become lucrative, as Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had made wearing of the protective masks compulsory.

Okojie also identified selling of major food items as another juicy business for women, particularly during this current lockdown.

According to her, major food items, such as rice, beans, garri, yam, palm oil and other condiments are necessities, as people must eat.

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