The Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, says 40 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have so far recovered and were discharged.
Maigoro disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Bauchi on Friday.
He said that the patients were discharged after they tested negative to COVID-19 following the series of treatments and medications administered on them.
The Commissioner, who told NAN that the turnaround time for COVID-19 test result had improved, assured the people that health workers would continue to put in their best to ensure more recoveries from the virus.
NAN reports that Bauchi state has so far recorded 207 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 40 discharged and three deaths.