Covid 19: Borno discharges 12 more patients, ...22 awaiting final test result

By Sadiq Abubakar, The Nigerian Voice, Maiduguri
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The Borno State high powered committee on Covid19 today Sunday, announced the discharge of 12 patients in addition to 2 discharged yesterday Saturday by UMTH.

The committee’s chairman and deputy governor, Umar Kadafur confirmed this in a statement on Sunday evening.

He said out of the 12, six were discharged by UMTH Isolation center while the remaining six were 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 Monday or Tuesday.

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 the isolation Centre. He tested positive on the 30th 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 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..