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Edo discharges 20 COVID-19 patients

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, announced that 20 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been discharged after testing negative to the virus twice.
This brings the total number of discharged patients in the state to 34.
Obaseki, who made the announcement via his official twitter handle,Godwin Obaseki (GGO) @GovernorObaseki said the patients were discharged after they tested negative twice.
“We have discharged 20 persons from our COVID-19 isolation facilities, 17 are from Stella Obasanjo Hospital, one from UBTH and two from Irrua Specialist Hospital,’’ the governor twitted.
“A patient, who reported late for treatment, was lost to the virus,’’ he governor added.
Edo State has recorded 89 confirmed cases, with 50 active cases, 34 discharged and five deaths.

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