Three-year-old COVID-19 patient, another recovering in Enugu

O State Enugu Commissioner for Health, Dr. Emmanuel Ikechukwu, said on Sunday that a three-year-old COVID-19 patient recovered after testing negative for the disease in the state.

Ikechukwu, who revealed this in a statement in Enugu, said the child was one of two patients at the state's treatment and isolation center who tested negative for COVID-19.

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He said the second case was a 13-year-old patient.

The commissioner added that the pair was part of the 10 patients with COVID-19 being treated in the state.

According to him, the state government was considering the possibility of unloading them from the isolation center in Enugu.

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"The two cases are the three and 13 year old contacts of the third COVID-19 case in the state," he said.

Read too: 338 new COVID-19 cases bring Nigeria's total to 5959; deaths increase to 182

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Ikechukwu revealed that state Ministry of Health officials continued to work tirelessly to identify, isolate and treat COVID-19 cases in the state.

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