Home Enugu govt announces discharge of 5 COVID-19 patients, gives update on new...
Array

Enugu govt announces discharge of 5 COVID-19 patients, gives update on new case

The Enugu State Ministry of Health has announced that five COVID-19 confirmed positive cases in the state have tested negative and consequently discharged from the isolation and treatment centers.

Obi said that one more positive case has also been confirmed in the state.

According to him, the state now has a total number of 19 cases with 6 active cases and 13 discharged.

He further explained that the new COVID-19 patient (Case 19) is a 40-year-old female, who hails from Igbo-Etiti LGA of Enugu State and returned home from Lagos State in violation of the restriction order on inter-state movement.

Read more: Governor Uzodinma clears air on ‘almajiris, herdsmen hiding in forest, waiting to attack Imo people’

He said ”The State Ministry of Health with massive support from the Governor, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the State Executive Council (EXCO), has continued to provide treatment for the existing cases, respond to emergency alerts, carry out contact tracing and follow up on suspects.

”The directives of the Federal and Enugu State governments and the public health advisories of the Federal Ministry of Health, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, and the Enugu State Ministry of Health remain as important as ever and should be strictly adhered to.

” We advise residents of the state to stay home when it is not absolutely necessary to go out.

”Wear a face mask or cover up whenever you must go out.

”Keep a safe distance from other people at all times and avoid crowded places.

”Practice good respiratory hygiene especially when coughing or sneezing.

”Clean surfaces with a 1 in 6 concentration of bleach and water.

”Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds under running water as often as possible.

”Sanitize your hands as often as possible using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when facilities for handwashing are unavailable.

”When you do these, you protect me, and when I do these, I protect you.”

781 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Yahaya Bello Allegedly Withdraw Support for Tinubu 

According to the report, Kogi's new stance is informed by permutations in the north-central state ahead of its November governorship election. As a result of...

2023: Atiku, Tinubu in fresh battle over health issues, alleged corruption

Barely 38 days to the presidential election scheduled for February 25, both camps of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Govs To Meet Emefiele Over New Naira Notes

Aminu Tambuwal, chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, has invited Godwin Emiefele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, to a virtual meeting on...

Adamawa senator to appeal removal as APC candidate

Embattled Sen. Ishaku Abbo (Adamawa North) has urged his supporters not to lose sleep over the court ruling that removed him as the candidate...

Multi-party democracy better than military rule, says Buhari

After tasting both systems of government, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday affirmed multiparty system of democracy as a better option to military rule. According to a statement...