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COVID-19: Osun discharges six more patients



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Six COVID-19 patients have been discharged after testing negative twice in Osun State.

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, disclosed this through a tweet on Wednesday, saying, “another good news from our Isolation Centre, as 6 more COVID-19 patients have tested negative twice, in line with @NCDCgov protocol. The patients who are among the 127 Ivory Coast returnees have been discharged to join their families.

“This brings to 17, the number of cases that have tested negative twice and have been discharged after treatment in our State. The remaining 2 patients at our facility are responding to treatment & it is our hope they will recover soon and be released to reconnect with their families.

“Once again, I thank the people of Osun for your cooperation and sacrifice during this challenging period. I also appreciate all our health workers who have been working so hard to ensure we’re all safe. You’re our heroes and we can’t appreciate your sacrifices enough. God bless you all.”

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DAILY POST reports that the governor, at a press conference on Saturday, announced that 11 patients, out of the 19 active cases had been discharged, adding that all the cases tested negative twice, after a thorough medical examination, and in line with the prescription of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

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