The newborn baby
A COVID-19 patient has been delivered of a baby boy at Gbagada isolation centre in Lagos state.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, broke the news via Twitter on Saturday.
This comes four days after a COVID-19 patient was delivered of a baby at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.
Sanwo-Olu said the patient and her baby are in good condition.
The governor also said 67 recovered COVID-19 patients were discharged from different isolation centres within the state.
He said the recovered patients consist of 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals.
“I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant #COVID19 patient was delivered of a baby boy at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both mother and child are doing well,“ Sanwo-Olu said.
“Also, 67 fully recovered #COVID19 patients; 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians and a Chinese were discharged to join the society.
“The patients; 24 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 22 from Onikan, 11 from Agidingbi, 2 from Lekki and 8 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged after testing negative to #COVID19 in two consecutive readings.”
The governor asked residents of the state to keep adhering to health protocol in order to reduce the risk of transmission.
“As our front line health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to public health directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection,” he said.