MAIDUGURI, North-East, Nigeria – The Borno State Govt. high powered Committee on Covid19 has discharged 12 patients in addition to the 2 previously discharged by UMTH on Saturday.
The confirmation is contained in a statement issued by Chairman of the Committee and Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, in Maiduguri on Sunday.
Kadafur said of the 12, six were discharged by UMTH Isolation center while the remaining six are from yhe state Isolation center at Bulabulin Ngaranam.
An additional 22 patients are currently awaiting their final test results, and subsequent discharged.
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 at the center.
Gideon tested positive on the 30 of April after coming in contact with his relative who died of Covid-19 at UMTH
While more patients are expected to be discharged in coming days; the Committee urged members of the public to comply and adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines issued by NCDC and WHO.