From Maurice Okafor, Enugu
One out of the two COVID-19 patients in Enugu state quarantined and under going treatment at an isolation center in Enugu has been discharged.
A press statement signed by the state commissioner for health,Associate Professor K.E.Obi released on Wednesday, April 15 evening, said the patient has tested negative to the corona virus disease.
The development has reduced the index of certified COVID-19 patients in the state to one.
The press statement reads,”The Enugu state ministry of health has discharged one patient from treatment and isolation for COVID-19.
“,Recall that the NCDC had announced ,2 cases of COVID-19 in Enugu who have been in isolation and receiving care.
” One of them is now negative from the corona virus and has been discharged. The other person is stable and responding to treatment.
“We encourage all persons to continue to stay at home,maintain hand and respiratory hygiene, wear a facemask in line with the NCDC’s advisory and maintain physical distancing”.