In an announcement made by the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, three patient have recovered and they have been discharged.
The commissioner made this public when he addressed newsmen on Wednesday. He stated that the three where among the five index cases who were isolated at the Ibom Specialist Hospital.
He went further to reiterate the number of patient in the isolation centre as 9 in total. In his words:
“Altogether, we had nine persons in the isolation unit three of the persons we are discharging today are from the initial five index cases.
”Others were suspected cases whose test results came out negative.
Although the NCDC is yet to verify this report from the last report put up in their twitter handle where Akwa Ibom State is recorded as six. Meanwhile, the Aniekeme Finbarr SA, New Media to the Governor tweeted the discharge of the three patients. See his tweet below: