Edo State Government on Friday, discharged 11 COVID-19 patients from the various isolation centres in the state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki announced this on his official twitter handle.
Obaseki said the patients tested negative twice for coronavirus and have been cleared from the isolation centres.
This brings the total number of recovered and discharged patients in the state to 69.
Obaseki while addressing newsmen in the state, disclosed that three persons had died in the last 24-hours from COVID-19 related deaths.
His tweet read: “We have discharged 11 #Covid_19 patients from our isolation facilities. That makes it a total of 69 persons so far discharged in Edo.
“The number of deaths has, however, increased to 13.
“Our frontline workers have been remarkable this period. We appreciate them. Stay safe.”
He commended the health workers working to curb the spread of the virus.
Obaseki also expressed concern on the rising cases of coronavirus in the state, adding that the recent upsurge was an indication that the community spread of the virus had become alarming.