Ninety-three persons from Abia State were on Monday morning discharged from the state isolation centre in Amachara Specialist, Umuahia after they were treated and confirmed COVID-19 free. The result of their sample sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) laboratory at Abakiliki, Ebonyi State returned negative as at the weekend, prompting the Task Force on COVID-19 in Abia State to release them. The State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu who dropped this hint in a chat with the Daily Independent in Umuahia explained that more patients of COVID-19 who have been successfully treated of the virus, would be discharged this week if their expected negative results from the NCDC laboratory are out. On the latest report of the death of three COVID-19 patients in Abia State as published by NCDC on Sunday, Okiyi Kalu said that they died because their cases were bad before their arrival to the isolation centres, even as he used the forum to advise persons who may be having symptoms of the virus to submit themselves immediately for test. “If the number one citizen of the state can come out publicly to announce his status that he’s COVID-19 positive, I don’t see why any person can continue to hide his or her status, thereby infecting others”, he contended. The Abia Information Commissioner announced that the state centres being established by the state government in Umuahia and Aba would soon take off, saying that officials of NCDC came to the state on Sunday to inspect the two different facilities at the Amachara and Abia State Teaching Hospital, Aba and thereafter gave the places a clean bill of health.
Abia Discharges 93 COVID-19 Patients
Ninety-three people from Abia State were on Monday morning released from the state disconnection focus in Amachara Specialist, Umuahia after they were dealt with and affirmed COVID-19 free.
The consequence of their example sent to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) research facility at Abakiliki, Ebonyi State returned negative as at the end of the week, provoking the Task Force on COVID-19 in Abia State to discharge them.
The State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu who dropped this insight in a talk with the Daily Independent in Umuahia clarified that more patients of COVID-19 who have been effectively rewarded of the infection, would be released for the current week if their normal negative outcomes from the NCDC research center are out.
On the most recent report of the passing of three COVID-19 patients in Abia State as distributed by NCDC on Sunday, Okiyi Kalu said that they kicked the bucket in light of the fact that their cases were awful before their appearance to the confinement habitats, even as he utilized the gathering to exhort people who might be having side effects of the infection to submit themselves quickly for test.
“On the off chance that the main resident of the state can come out openly to report his status that he’s COVID-19 constructive, I don’t perceive any reason why any individual can keep on concealing their status, along these lines contaminating others”, he fought.
The Abia Information Commissioner declared that the state habitats being built up by the state government in Umuahia and Aba would before long take off, saying that authorities of NCDC went to the state on Sunday to assess the two unique offices at the Amachara and Abia State Teaching Hospital, Aba and from that point gave the spots a doctor’s approval.