News Akwa Ibom discharges nursing mother, 5 other coronavirus patients


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Akwa Ibom discharges nursing mother, 5 other coronavirus patients

News Akwa Ibom discharges nursing mother, 5 other coronavirus patients

The Akwa Ibom state government has given clean bills of health to no fewer than six Covid 19 patients, which include a nursing mother as the government discharged them from isolation centre.

State Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, disclosed this while briefing newsmen, yesterday, in Uyo.

He said the discharged patients have met the protocols established by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, of two negative test before being let go.

He said, “I want to announce to you the result of the 30 cases that we sent for testing and the final result came out on Monday and out of the lot, only one came positive. The rest were negative

“What we are doing today is to discharge those patients who tested negative. We have just discharged five of them.

“All of them will like to be anonymous, but you have seen them. We don’t want to publish their photographs and names but they have just been discharged.

“It is not easy to be confined for sometimes for upward of 22 days, sometimes up to 30 days while we were testing you to be sure that you are negative.


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