The Jigawa state government today announced that it has discharged 32 coronavirus patients from its isolation centre. The state government shared the good news through the state’s Commissioner of Health Dr Abba Abba Zakari at the NYSC camp in Dutse.
In his announcement, he said that the patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. This brings to 143 the total number of discharged COVID-19 patients in the state.The commissioner further revealed that 4 more COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in the state, bringing the total number of fatalities to 7 in Jigawa. Dr Abba Abba Zakari also said that the lockdown in the state will be lifted in three Local Councils which include Birninkudu, Gwaram and Gumel.