The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has announced the discharge of seven persons who had been on treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Isolation Centre in Abuja.
According to the Vanguard, the FCT minister, Muhammad Bello made this known on Tuesday in a statement he signed.
The minister commending the health personnel for their dedication, expressed optimism that the 39 still on admission would soon be discharged.
“I am delighted to announce that the first set of patients, totaling 7, are ready to be discharged, after their final tests results returned negative.
“Also, our dedicated and exceptional medical staff are doing their best to ensure the recovery and discharge of the remaining 39 patients. We cannot thank them enough for their efforts and we will always continue to encourage and support them.”
He emphasised the commitment of the FCT to fighting this Pandemic.
“We are not sparing any resources at our disposal in ensuring effective containment of the virus, and also in protecting the welfare of our people. And as long as we remain united in this fight, we will surely emerge victorious.
“May I inform the residence of FCT that as part of measures put in place in addressing this pandemic, an emergency call center is fully operational 24/7 on the following numbers: 08099936312, 08099936313 and 112.”
He also noted that in support of the effort of the NCDC, a collection center has been established and can be reached on the following numbers: 09062433363, 09062433565.
He, therefore asked all to , I would like to continue to diligently abide by the COVID-19 preventive guidelines.