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Nigeria as now discharged 400 COVID-19 patients.

Nigeria as now discharged 400 COVID-19 patients.
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The number of patients, who recovered from the coronavirus disease in Nigeria, has reached 400, Gistoftheday reports.

Available information on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Monday showed that the patients were discharged from isolation and treatment centers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and 20 states.

Lagos State recorded 247 recoveries, the highest by any state in the country followed by Abuja and Osun State with 40 and 22 discharged cases respectively.

Ogun, Edo, and Akwa Ibom States have discharged 10 patients each while Oyo has reported nine recoveries.

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Kaduna State has discharged eight patients including the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai while Kano State has discharged seven patients.

Following weeks of treatment, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State was discharged after testing negative twice for COVID-19
The NCDC data also showed that Bauchi, Katsina, and the Kwara States have discharged six patients each while Delta and Ondo States have recorded four and three recoveries respectively.

Rivers, Ekiti, and Enugu States have two recoveries each while Anambra, Abia, Niger, and the Sokoto States have discharged one patient each.

According to the data, 14 states namely Gombe, Borno, Yobe, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Zamfara, Taraba, Jigawa, Adamawa, Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Plateau, Imo, and Benue were yet to discharge any COVID-19 patient.

The center also said it has collected a total of 18,536 samples out of which 2,558 tested positive for COVID-19, noting that there are 2,071 active cases in the country while 87 fatalities have been recorded.


Nigeria as now discharged 400 COVID-19 patients. Reviewed by Ajiborode Anuoluwapo on May 04, 2020 Rating: 5

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