Akwa Ibom State discharged 3 Coronavirus patients after recovering

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Commissioner for Health in Akwa Ibom State, Dr Dominic Ukpong has announced that three out of the five index cases of Coronavirus in the state have been discharged after recovering from the disease. 

Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday April 15, Ukpong said the patients who were isolated at Ibom Specialist Hospital were discharged after a new test carried out on them came back negative. 

He also disclosed that an additional person who had presented symptoms of COVID-19 but tested negative, will also to be discharged. 

Ukpong said; 

“Altogether we had nine persons in the isolation unit  three of the persons we are discharging today are  from the initial 5 index cases.  Others were suspected cases whose test results came out negative. 

“Akwa Ibom State now has 3 confirmed positive cases, two from the initial 5 index cases, and one case as announced by the NCDC last night.”

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