The Ministry of Health in Enugu State has confirmed two first cases of the novel virus in the state, according to a press statement, the two individuals willfully submitted to COVID19 tests having returned from the United Kingdom quite recently.
“The Enugu State Government express her gratitude to these patients who reported to the Enugu State Ministry of Health following the announcement that all returnees from overseas in the last 14 days should report for evaluation,” the health ministry said in a statement signed by its Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi.
“We still wish to encourage all those that returned recently from overseas to contact the Enugu State Public Health Department through these dedicated lines- 08182555550 or 09022333833
“We urge the general public not to panic as Health Personnel are already positioned to respond to the present situation even as all should observe high level of personal hygiene, maintain the social distance protocol and stay home.”
The National Center for Disease and Control, NCDC has confirmed 11 new cases of the Coronavirus via its official handle @NCDCgov; “11 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: eight in Lagos, two in Enugu and one in Edo State.”
Chukwugozie Okeke reporting, Obinwannem News