The Lagos state government has announced that it will soon discharge six patients diagnosed of coronavirus.
The state is the worst-hit in the country with over half of the entire recorded case.
Nigeria has 51 coronavirus cases spread across eight states and the federal capital territory (FCT).
While Lagos has the highest number with 32 cases, FCT follows with 10 and Ogun, three.
Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi, Osun, and Rivers states have one case each.
Announcing via his Twitter account on Thursday, Tunde Ajayi, special assistant to the Lagos state governor on health, said the six patients will soon be discharged by the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Yaba.
He said the state government is doing things the right way, adding that it has taken the lead in the case of handling the pandemic.
“Six of our #COVID19 inpatients have recovered and will be discharged soon. There is something Lagos is doing right. Lagos takes the lead,” he tweeted.
This development comes in line with the government’s plans to fumigate the state.
Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the exercise will be done to curb the spread of the virus.
He said the fumigation equipment will be deployed to every part of the state, thereby urging residents to remain indoors in order to stay healthy.
We are very aggressive in our efforts to combat the novel Coronavirus in the State.
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) March 26, 2020