The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has expressed delight over the discharge of 7 COVID19 Patients in the Nation’s Capital.
According to the Minister in a tweet via his Twitter handle, @MuhdMusaBello, the seven of them were discharged from the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital around 7pm on Tuesday, after their final tests results returned negative.
Malam Bello said efforts were being sustained to ensure the recovery and discharge of the remaining patients.
The first confirmed case of the pandemic of coronavirus disease in Nigeria was announced on 27 February 2020, when an Italian citizen in Lagos tested positive for the virus, caused by SARS-CoV-2.
On 9 March 2020, a second case of the virus was reported in Ewekoro, Ogun State, a Nigerian citizen who had contact with the Italian citizen.
BreakingTimes reports that the Nation’s Capital has so far recorded 54 confirmed cases.