BREAKING: Lagos discharges five coronavirus patients
Lagos State Government on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients at Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital, bringing to eight the total number of discharged patients from the Centre.
The patients, who had been quarantined at the isolation centre for weeks, looked stable and unruffled, even as they expressed joy and satisfaction over the treatment they received.
While thanking the state governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for his support and proactiveness, proactiveness, the discharged patients, who all preferred anonymity, pleaded that the workers at the centre should be given life insurance.Follow us on twitter (ajuede.com) or on Instagram (ajuedeman) for details of the global situation presently.
Speaking with newsmen, one of the patients said: “I came in here on the 15th and after the test showed positive, I was asked to come back the next day. So, I was admitted here.
“Initially, there were hitches but it later turned out fine. The health workers did fine, all our challenges were attended to. I’m a living a witness together with my other colleagues.”
He, however, gave hope saying people should not panic as the virus could be defeated.
“We can beat it. I want to assure others that this is not their resting place. Encourage yourselves, take your medications and in no distant time, you will get out of here.
Also speaking, another patient disclosed that he was admitted last Sunday, admitting that there were initial challenges.
“I was admitted last Sunday. Initially there were challenges, the following day, they brought bed, mask and some equipment.
“Apart from what my colleague said, the workers should be insured. Proper insurance will let people do what they have to do.
He narrated a scenario where the workers could not attend to him because he tested positive, saying “they went back and I slept off, I woke up around 3 a.m. So they deserve life insurance to encourage them to do their job.”