Three foreigners and 13 Nigerians were on Wednesday discharged from isolation facilities in Lagos State.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made the announcement on his Twitter handle, said they were discharged after testing negative twice, adding that the patients discharged comprised 14 males and two females.
He tweeted: “I have more great news from our isolation facilities. 16 persons; 14 males and 2 females including three foreigners – one Briton, one Chinese and one Polish citizen have been discharged to join the society.
“As our frontline health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we are duty-bound as citizens to break the chain of transmission of the infection by staying safe at home, practicing social distancing and adopting the highest possible personal hygiene.
“We will continue to do our best as the government to cushion the effect of this lockdown by re-energising our welfare package. Please keep faith with us as we work to win this battle together. Thank you for your continued perseverance and patience.”