Abuja discharges 6 coronavirus patients

Coronavirus test

Six coronavirus patients have been discharged in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the minister, Mohammed Bello, says.

Mr Bello disclosed this on Saturday on Twitter, saying they tested negative twice to the disease.

“Dear FCT residents, I am delighted to announce the discharge of additional six (6) #COVID19 patients in the FCT after they tested negative in the subsequent tests carried out,” the tweet read.

“The total number of discharged patients in the FCT is now 46 as at 10am, May 9th, 2020.”

He added: “I commend the dedicated and exceptional frontline health workers for all their efforts.

“More efforts are being sustained to ensure the recovery and discharge of more patients from the isolation and treatment centres.”

As of Friday, FCT has 336 confirmed coronavirus cases, of which four fatalities have been recorded.