Seven COVID-19 patients who have fully recovered were discharged from University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Isolation centre on Tuesday.
The minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, made this announcement in a press statement on Tuesday.
Bello said seven patients are ready to be discharged after their tests results returned negative.
He said, “Since the outbreak of the first Covid-19 case in the FCT, I have been kept abreast daily on the condition of the patients. I am delighted to announce that the first set of patients, totaling 7, are ready to be discharged, after their final tests results returned negative.”
The minister appreciated the FCT residents, assuring them that the government was doing everything possible to contain the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.
He said, “Let me also remind our residents that the FCTA is fully committed to fighting this Pandemic. We are not sparing any resources at our disposal in ensuring effective containment of the virus, and also in protecting the welfare of our people.”