By Abdullahi Abdul Azeez
The Borno State High-powered Committee on Covid19 on Sunday, 10 May, 2020, discharged 12 patients in addition to the two that was discharged by the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) on Saturday, 9 May, 2020.
The Committee Chairman and state Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur confirmed this in a statement in the evening of Sunday, 10 May, 2020.
He said of the 12, six were discharged by UMTH Isolation Center while the remaining six are from state Isolation Center at Bulabulin Ngaranam.
Additional 22 patients are currently awaiting the results of their final test, and are expected to be discharged tomorrow or next.
One of the discharged patients from the state isolation Center, Mr Gideon from Shagari Low-cost in Maiduguri expressed his appreciation to the committee for taking good care of them while in isolation at the center. He was tested positive on 30 April, 2020 after coming in contact with his relative who died of Covid 19 at UMTH.
More patients are expected to be discharged in coming days. The committee urge members of the general public to comply and adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines issued by NCDC and WHO.