Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Thursday, announced that 20 confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are discharged.
This brings the entire number of discharged patients within the state to 34.
Obaseki, who made the announcement via his official twitter handle, 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.
The News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Edo has recorded 89 confirmed cases, with 50 active cases, 34 discharged and five deaths.