ENUGU COVID-19 UPDATE ANOTHER NEW CONTACT IS CONFIRMED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN ENUGU STATE There is another newly confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Enugu State. This case happens to be another contact of the third case reported in Enugu who had positive travel history from outside Enugu. Thus the total number of cases ever reported in Enugu now rises to Ten (10) with eight ( active cases. The patient has also been admitted for Isolation and Treatment. • Stay home and only go out when absolutely necessary • If you must go out, wear a mask • Practice physical/social distancing • Exercise proper respiratory hygiene • Wash your hands as often as possible with soap and running water for at least 20 seconds or • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when there is no facility to wash your hands • Sanitize surfaces all around you as often as possible with a 1in6 mixture of bleach and water • If you think you are ill with COVID 19 symptoms or know someone with COVID 19 symptoms, call the numbers 08182555550 or 09022333833 or the NCDC number 080097000010. If I do these, I protect you, if you do these you protect me! Stay Safe! Signed Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu Hon. Commissioner for Health, Enugu State.
Further clarification on the just announced COVID-19 case in Enugu The recent positive case just announced in Enugu State, is for benefit of any doubt, the son of the woman reported as the third confirmed case in Enugu State. These positive cases are related by the journey they had made to Jos as had earlier been reported. The surveillance team of the State Ministry of Health had experienced some difficulty reaching this particular young man who had been in denial and had earlier resisted being tested. Ndi Enugu are assured that the latest cases reported for Enugu are people who had travelled and returned to Enugu. Signed: Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu Hon. commissioner for Health, Enugu State.