Breaking: Finally, we’ve discharged Italian man with coronavirus- Sanwo-Olu


The Lagos state governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the discharge of the Italian man who brought Coronavirus into Nigeria.

Yesterday, IBrandTv reported a story that the yet to be disclosed Italian man tested negative, having been quarantined for weeks in Lagos.

Having responded to all the medical treatment given to him, and having been certified coronavirus free, the state government, Friday night discharged him.

Disclosing this via his verified Twitter handle, Sanwo-Olu wrote:

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“As the COVID-19 Incident Commander for Lagos, I am glad to inform you that the index case; the Italian gentleman is now negative.

“Through a combined effort of Lagos, Ogun State and Fed Health Authorities, we were able to limit the transmission of the virus to a single contact.”

“The blood plasma will be beneficial for the treatment of new patients in the absence of a defined therapeutic drug for #COVID19 yet.

The patient appreciated the exceptional care and support given to him by staff of the infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and all members of the EOC. “The EOC team was extremely happy to bid the patient farewell. Once again, we will like to convey the enthusiasm of the team to do the very best possible in handling incidents of #COVID19″.


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