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14 May 2020

98-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 in Lagos

A 98-year-old woman has recovered from coronavirus in Lagos State.Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made this known via his Twitter handle, said the woman was part of the 26 patients who were discharged in the state on Wednesday.

According to the governor, she is the oldest COVID-19 patient to recover in the state.

He tweeted, “Today, we discharged a 98-year-old woman, our oldest COVID-19 patient in Lagos. She joined 25 others: 13 males and 12 females, discharged from our isolation centres after testing negative for COVID-19, bringing the total of our successfully managed and discharged patients to 528.

“The patients, six from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 11 from Onikan and nine from LUTH Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.”

It was gathered that Lagos has recorded 1,990 confirmed cases of COVID-19.


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