From Shuaibu Zubair Tatu, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State has recorded another success in it’s dogged and sustained fight against the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19), pandemic, following the discharge of four additional patients at the Isolation Center in Kebbi Medical Center, Kalgo.
The Task Force Chairman on Covid -19, Alhaji Jafar Muhammed (Clean), confirmed the discharge of the Covid -19 patients on Wednesday, May 12, 2020 .
According to Muhammed, the patients were discharged after fully recovering from the virus and had tested negative to the killer virus.
He said that, with the four newly discharges; the total number of discharged cases in the state has now reached five.
The Commissioner expressed happiness that, after the COVID- 19 patients were isolated for 2 weeks, the first and second investigations conducted on them came out negative.
Muhammed further commended all the medical personnel and the patients for their patience during their isolation period and thanked God for their recovery, as well as subsequent integration back into their families and the mainstream society.
The patients, three men and a woman, expressed gratitude to the Almighty Allah for their recovery.
They also expressed appreciation to the Kebbi State Government for taking good care of them while in the isolation Centre.
The jubilant discharged patients also called on the public to support and cooperate with Government in it’s resilient efforts to contain the pandemic.
They further advised members of the general public, especially those with travel history, to seek for medical advice, if any of the Covid -19 symptoms is noticed.
It will be recalled that on Monday, May 11, 2020, the Task Force Chairman had announced the discharge and integration into the society of the state’s index case.