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If There’s A Need To Extend The Lockdown, I Will- Governor Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State has revealed that the lockdown in the state may be extended.

 

Governor Sanwo-Olu made this known during a media briefing on Saturday 4th April 2020.

 

“If there’s a need to extend the lockdown, I will. We got one discharged patient today (recovered from the coronavirus). We are going to sit down with the committee that is working on the community markets and see if we can announce more next week.” he said.

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Photo: The Guardian Nigeria

Furthermore, he announced the release of another Coronavirus patient from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba.

Presently the number of patients discharged in Lagos had risen to 24.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, 29th March 2020  declared a total lockdown in FCT, Lagos and Ogun due to the rise of Coronavirus cases in these States.

 

As at 11:15 am 5th April there are 224 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty-seven have been discharged with five deaths.

 

With 115 confirmed cases,  Lagos State has the highest number of cases which is closely followed by FCT with 45 cases.

 

Let us hope that the lockdown will be lifted soon, as Lagosians cannot wait to get back to work and normal routines.

 

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Charis Ebiaghian

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