Zambia’s first two COVID-19 patients discharged after recovery

The first two people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Zambia were on Saturday released from an isolation facility after successfully recovering from the disease.

Meanwhile the country did not record any new cases in the last 24 hours.

Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya said the two patients were released and sent home after results came out negative.

He said the cumulative number of cases was still at 39, with one death.

According to him, after the discharge of the two patients, the country now has 36 patients in its isolation facilities.

He commended the health workers for working tirelessly in taking care of the patients.