Friday, April 17, 2020

Edo state discharges five COVID-19 patients

The Edo state government on Friday said five of its confirmed COVID-19 cases have been discharged after they tested negative twice for the virus.

Governor Godwin Obaseki announced the news in a tweet; “I am pleased to announce that 5 of the confirmed cases in #EdoState have now tested negative twice for #Covid_19,” he said.

“They have thus been discharged. This bolsters our resolve to defeat this common enemy, as we roll out more measures to check the spread of #Covid_19.”

As at April 16, Edo had 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

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