Sokoto Discharges 101 COVID-19 Patients, Records 14 Deaths

 Sokoto Discharges 101 COVID-19 Patients, Records 14 Deaths

The Sokoto State Taskforce Committee on COVID-19 has discharged all 101 quarantined coronavirus patients in the state.

The Committee Chairman, Ali Inname, who disclosed this, said there was no patient at the isolation centre in the state as of Friday, June 5, 2020, adding that 14 fatalities were recorded.

Inname stated that 731 samples have been collected since the index case was recorded in the state on April 19, 2020.

The chairman, who is also the state’s Commissioner for Health, explained that the committee received 839 alerts from across the state, noting that they were all investigated.

He said the COVID-19 patients were from eight local government areas of the state with about 85% of them being males.

He added that despite the number of recoveries recorded, the committee would continue testing suspected cases and release the results of pending tests.

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