Western Region: 856 COVID-19 patients discharged

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Its such a relief, the news from the Regional Health Directorate of some eight hundred and fifty-six (856) person who have been discharged from the various isolation or treatment centers in the Western Region. Per a report from the Directorate, these persons have since their first positive test for the novel coronavirus had showed no symptoms or illness even after the expiration of a 14 day period from the date the test was taken.

The report noted that; “the GHS, after a stakeholders meeting, agreed and stipulated that all cases after 14 days from date of testing positive, and without any symptoms, should be discharged home after samples have been taken for retesting”

These persons according to the Regional Health Directorate poses no risk to other individuals, as they cannot pass on the virus to others.

“After 14 days they no longer present any risks of passing on the virus to others” it added.

Currently, the region has recorded a total of nine hundred and ninety-three (993) cases of the novel coronavirus, out which, twenty-one persons have recovered and one sadly has passed on.

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