Lagos State government has discharged 56 coronavirus patients from its facilities.
The governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced the figure on Sunday in a statement addressed to the people of the state.
Those discharged, he said, had been confirmed to have fully recovered.
His statement reads: “Today, 56 #COVID19Lagos patients; 12 females and 44 males including 9 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.
“The patients; 25 from Gbagada, 5 from Agidingbi, 8 from Eti-Osa (LandMark) 3 from Onikan and 15 from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged after full recovery and testing negative to COVID19.
“This brings to 1,897, the number of #COVID19 confirmed cases that have been successfully managed and discharged from our isolation facilities.
“Remember, COVID19 is real! Let’s continue to adhere strictly to all public advisories given by government #ForACOVID19FreeLagos.”