The commissioner who spoke to news men on Wednesday April 15, said the patients who were isolated at Ibom Specialist Hospital were discharged after a new test carried out on them came back negative.
He also disclosed that an additional person who had presented symptoms of COVID-19 but tested negative, will also to be discharged.
“Altogether we had nine persons in the isolation unit three of the persons we are discharging today are from the initial 5 index cases. Others were suspected cases whose test results came out negative.
“Akwa Ibom State now has 3 confirmed positive cases, two from the initial 5 index cases, and one case as announced by the NCDC last night.”
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