*Imo State governor, Uzodimma in a face mask
Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Governor of Imo State, on Saturday said three patients who tested positive to the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Imo State have been discharged.
Addressing newsmen at Government House Owerri, Governor Uzodimma informed that of the six cases undergoing treatment in the Isolation Centre in Imo State, two were discharged at the weekend while in the index case was discharged earlier bringing the total to three. The governor explained that all the three already discharged tested negative twice according to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) regulations.
The governor further explained that the number of cases currently under treatment in Imo State as at today is only four. Uzodinma further informed that so far, there are no new cases of COVID-19 patients recorded in Imo State according to NCDC.
Oguwike Nwachuku, the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the governor also said the governor appealed to the people to abide by the directives already given by the government and the Covid-19 Task force in Imo on how to be safe and reiterated his resolve to do all within his constitutional powers to protect the lives of Imo people.