The Edo State government on Thursday announced the discharge of 20 Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients who have attained full recovery having tested negative for the virus.
With this, the total number of discharged persons is now 34 in the state.

Godwin Obaseki who disclosed this on his official Twitter handle said the 20 persons were discharged from three isolation facilities in the state.

He added that, out of the 20 persons, 17 are from Stella Obasanjo Hospital, one from the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) and two others from Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH).

According to him,

”we have discharged 20 persons from our isolation facilities. 17 are from Stella Obasanjo Hospital; one from the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) and two others from Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH).

“So far, 34 persons have been discharged. A patient, who reported late for treatment, was lost to the virus,” he added.