Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has revealed that 32 survivors of the train and bus accident have been discharged from different hospitals across the state.
The Commissioner made this revelation while giving an update about the accident during a recent news conference.
The commissioner said that the accident recorded 102 casualties including six fatalities.
According to him, all the patients are in stable medical condition.
While talking further, he said 19 survivors of the accident were discharged from the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH); five from the Toll Gate Trauma Centre and eight from Orile-Agege General Hospital.
He added that all the victims with various degrees of injuries and life threatening conditions were admitted and treated at LASUTH.
He said: “25 patients with moderate injuries were later referred to five general hospitals in Lagos for further treatment and to decongest LASUTH.
“People donated 256 voluntary units of blood and 40 units were transfused yesterday.”
He thanked the blood donors, saying that it would help in replenishing the state’s blood bank.
He also thanked the staff of LASUTH and other health workers for their prompt response to the accident victims.
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