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COVID-19: Borno discharges 12 more patients, 22 awaiting final test results




The Borno State high powered committee on Covid19 has announced the discharge of 12 patients in addition to the 2, earlier discharged by UMTH yesterday, Isa Gusau, Special Adviser, Public Relation and Strategy to the governor said in a statement.

The committee’s chairman and deputy governor, Umar Kadafur confirmed this in a statement on Sunday evening.
He said of the 12, six were discharged by UMTH Isolation center while the remaining six are from state Isolation center at Bulabulin Ngaranam.

Additional 22 patients are currently awaiting the results of their final test, and are expected to be discharged tomorrow or next.

One of the discharged patients from the state isolation center Mr Gideon from Shagari low-cost in Maiduguri expressed his appreciation to the committee for taking good care of them while in isolation at the center. He was tested positive on the 30 of last month after coming in contact with his relative who died of Covid 19 at UMTH.

More patients are expected to be discharged in the coming days. The committee urged members of the general public to comply and adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines issued by NCDC and WHO.