Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, the son of Nigeria’s previous VP, has now tested negative for coronavirus.
“I have just received my second consecutive negative result,” Mr Atiku-Abubakar told PREMIUM TIMES Monday afternoon. “My discharge is currently being processed, and I hope to be home this evening.”
The Nigerian disease control office does not comment on individual cases.
Mr Atiku-Abubakar was first affirmed to have gotten the infection on March 19 and was along these lines moved to an isolation center on the edges of the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
The 31-year-old, nonetheless, neglected to test negative for the infection until today, a 40-day difficulty that doctors said could be among the longest at any point recorded in the nation since the main disease was comfirmed in Lagos February 27.
Coronavirus, whose most recent variation COVID-19 has killed several thousands and sickened millions over the world, has a normal of 14 days to pursue its course contamination. Most Nigerians known openly to have contracted COVID-19 were dealt with and released by the Nigerian infection control office inside 14 days.
Why Mr Atiku-Abubakar took 40 days to recuperate from an ailment known to me for the most part harmful among individuals over 65 stayed muddled, albeit a few researchers evaluated the infection could keep going up to 37 days in a human’s body.
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