COVID-19: 3-year-old patient turns negative in Enugu

COVID-19: 3-year-old patient turns negative in Enugu

Two patients including a three-year-old COVID-19 patient in Enugu have recovered after testing negative to the virus.

Dr Emmanuel Ikechukwu, the state’s Commissioner for Health, revealed made this in a statement on Sunday in Enugu.

Ikechukwu said that the three-year-old was one of two patients in the treatment and isolation centre in the state who tested negative to COVID-19.

He said that the second case that returned negative was a 13-year-old patient.
The commissioner said that the two persons were part of the 10 COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in the state.

He said that the state government was assessing the possibility of discharging them from the isolation centre in Enugu.

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“The two cases are the three-year-old and 13-year old contacts of the 3rd COVID-19 case in the state,” he said.

He said that the staff of the ministry had continued to work tirelessly to identify, isolate and treat COVID-19 cases in the state.

He appealed to residents of the state to continue to comply with the government’s directives aimed at keeping them safe.


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