The Kaduna State Ministry of Health has announced the discharge of three patients who have recovered from Covid-19. The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Amina Mohammed-Baloni, in a statement on Friday said that, the three patients were among the six persons that have tested positive for Covid-19 in the state.
“They have each tested negative for two consecutive tests, and have now been discharged,” Dr Amina said.
The statement further stated that ” this brings to four the number of persons Kaduna State has discharged this week. There are now only two cases of Covid-19 that are yet to be discharged and we look forward to being able to do soon.”
The statement also commend the health workers in the state.
“I wish to acknowledge the sterling efforts of the medical team, surveillance teams, members of the Emergency Operations Committee and other stakeholders involved in the efforts of the Ministry of Health to manage and contain Covid-19.
The Kaduna State Government reminded the residents of Kaduna State that it would be safer and cheaper to observe preventive measures than to treat Covid-19.
“Citizens are advised to wash their hands regularly with soap and water and scrupulously observe social distancing. They should also avoid large gatherings and stay at home, except it is absolutely necessary to go out. Wherever they are, they should also practise respiratory hygiene. Stay home, stay safe and stay alive!!!” The statement said.