Enugu free of Coronavirus as second patient tests negative

Enugu State two cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been discharged, making the state free of the pandemic for now.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) had announced two cases of COVID-19 in the state that were in isolation and receiving care.

It was gathered that the second patient tested negative and was discharged, barely 24 hours after the first patient was released.

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According to the State Commissioner for Health, Associate Prof Ikechukwu Obi, the patient had recovered and tested negative to the Coronavirus.

“Two of them are now negative for the Coronavirus and have been discharged.

“We encourage our people to continue to stay home, try not to touch your face without having washed your hands, maintain strict hand and respiratory hygiene, wear a face mask in line with the NCDC’s advisory and maintain physical distancing.”

The commissioner appealed to the people to call the designated help lines to report any suspected cases of COVID-19.


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