This was made known in a statement on Thursday by Hauwa Mohammed, assistant director, information and public affairs of the Aminu Kano hospital.
Quoting Abdurrahman Sheshe, the hospital’s chief medical director, Mohammed said the workers were discharged after testing negative for the virus.
According to the hospital assistant director, no casualties were recorded.
The statement read: “It is really a thing of joy to share with you that the review on the tests conducted on those workers who were infected with COVID-19 some weeks ago and put in Isolation has just been forwarded to me and forty of them tested negative, no death recorded.”
The Chief Medical Director of the Aminu Kano hospital said there are 10 other infected health workers undergoing treatments in isolation centres, adding they may be discharged before the eid-el-Fitr celebration.