Five people who previously tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Edo State have been discharged after recovery.
This announcement was made by the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki via his official Twitter account.
According to the Governor, the patients tested negative twice for the disease that has infected over 400 people in Nigeria.
The Governor tweeted:
I am pleased to announce that 5 of the confirmed cases in #EdoState have now tested negative twice for #Covid_19. They have thus been discharged.
This bolsters our resolve to defeat this common enemy, as we roll out more measures to check the spread of #Covid_19.
— Godwin Obaseki (GGO) (@GovernorObaseki) April 17, 2020
Edo has recorded a total of 15 coronavirus cases, as of April 16.