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Borno discharges 12 COVID-19 patients, awaits results of 22 others

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Borno State isolation center. The Borno State high-powered committee on coronavirus (COVID-19); has discharged 12 patients with the await results of 22 others. PHOTO:Twitter

The Borno State high-powered committee on coronavirus (COVID-19); has discharged 12 patients with the await results of 22 others.
This brings a total of 14 discharged patients by the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Maiduguri.

Confirming the discharge of patients Sunday in Maiduguri, Chairman of Committee, Umar Kadafur, who doubles as Deputy Governor disclosed that; “Out of 12 discharged patients, six were released by UMTH isolation centre; while the remaining six were from Bulabulin Ngaranam
isolation centre.

According to him, twenty-two patients are currently awaiting the results of their final tests.

He said the test results of suspected cases of COVID-19 are expected to be released today or tomorrow (Tuesday).

While thanking the committee, Mr Gideon of Shagari Low-Cost housing estate, said: “We appreciate the committee for taking good care of us,
while in COVID-19 isolation centres of Maiduguri.

Gideon was tested positive on April 30, 2020; after coming in contact with his relative who died of coronavirus disease at UMTH.
According to Kadafur, more patients are expected to be discharged this week.

He, therefore, urged members of the public to comply and adhere strictly to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) instructions and guidelines against coronavirus disease.


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