Nigeria reverses confirmed Ebola cases to 13

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Nigeria has reversed its figure of confirmed Ebola cases in the country from 14 to 13.
Briefing journalists in Abuja Monday, Health Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said a further confirmation test conducted on the 14th case has turned out negative and that the individual has been promptly discharged.
He also said another patient in the isolation centre has now tested negative after receiving intensive treatment and would be discharged before Wednesday.
He said the development would bring to two, the number of patients in the isolation ward from the initial four.
The minister added that number of deaths recorded so far in the country as a result of the disease still remained five, including the Late Patrick Sawyer who imported the EVD to Nigeria from Liberia.


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