Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

The only coronavirus-hit patient in Ekiti State has tested negative and allowed to go home.

TVC news reported that the unidentified male patient has been discharged from hospital.

The patient had served as a driver to an American who came on a visit to Nigeria and spent two weeks in Ibadan.

The American later died on suspicion of succumbing to the coronavirus.

But while the care-giver tested negative, the driver tested positive.

He was discharged Tuesday, a day after five persons also overcame the virus in Lagos.

According to NCDC, Nigeria now has 135 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

Nine persons have been discharged while two died..

Here is a breakdown of cases by states in real time:

Lagos- 81
FCT- 25
Ogun- 4
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 1
Oyo- 8
Edo- 2
Bauchi- 2
Osun-5
Rivers-1
Benue- 1
Kaduna- 3

Source: PM News

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