72 health care workers have been infected with the noel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 Iin Enugu, the state’s Ministry of Health confirmed.
Dr Ikechukwu Obi, Enugu state Commissioner for health, disclosed this in a statement released today June 26. He said the 72 infected health workers were among a total of 202 that have tested positive in Enugu.
Obi also confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 in the state as announced on Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to him, the total laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Enugu are 202 with 154 cases on treatment while 43 cases discharged.
oBI also disclosed that the number of confirmed COVID-19 related deaths, in the state stands at 5. He urged the residents to be responsible and stay in their various homes when it was not absolutely necessary to go out.
The commissioner stressed that it was important for residents to wear face masks when in public places, as well as keep a safe distance from other people at all times.
He also asked residents to report to the relevant authorities if they develop symptoms or know anyone who may have developed symptoms of the disease.
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