Two COVID-19 Patients Now Test Negative In Enugu

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The Enugu State Ministry of Health has disclosed that two out of the 10 COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment in the state have now tested negative.

Enugu’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made this known in a statement issued on Sunday that they were being assessed for discharge from the isolation and treatment centre where they had been receiving treatment.

Obi identified the two cases as a three-year old and 13-year old contacts of the third case in the state, an indigene of Bauchi State with a travel history to and from Jos, Plateau.

The unwavering support and commitment of the Enugu State Government ably led by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has continued to yield good results as the motivated staff of the ministry continue to work tirelessly to identify, isolate and treat COVID-19 cases. The good people of Enugu State are still encouraged to continue to comply with the directives of the Federal Government and the Enugu State Government on containment of the spread of COVID-19. As well comply with the precautionary measures in the public health advisory of the Federal Ministry of Health, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the state Ministry of Health,’’ he said.

The state currently has 10 active cases being treated in the isolation centres.

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