The Enugu State Ministry of Health confirms that two patients who presented on their own tested POSITIVE for Corona Virus( COVID-19)
It is important to inform the public that the patients voluntarily contacted the Enugu State Ministry of Health on arrival from United Kingdom (UK) and requested for the COVID-19 test which came out positive.
So far the patients have remained in isolation and the Enugu State Multi sectoral Rapid Response Team has commenced contact tracing.The Enugu State Government express her gratitude to these patients who reported to the Enugu State Ministry of Health following the announcement that all returnees from overseas in the last 14 days should report for evaluation. We still wish to encourage all those that returned recently from overseas to contact the Enugu State Public Health Department through these dedicated lines- 08182555550 or 09022333833
We urge the general public not to panic as Health Personnel are already positioned to respond to the present situation even as all should observe high level of personal hygiene, maintain the social distance protocol and stay home.
Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi
Enugu State Ministry of Health.
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