Nigerian Government Considering Discharge Of COVID-19 Patients Earlier Than Required Time

The Nigeria government is considering the option of discharging COVID-19 patients earlier than their required treatment and isolation period, despite their positive status.   This was revealed by the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday.   Mr Ihekweazu said new evidence shows that it is safe to discharge recovering COVID-19 patients even when the results are still positive. In his words; “New evidence is emerging that even when the test is still positive after that…

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