The Enugu State Ministry of Health has confirmed that two patients have tested positive for the COVID-19.
In a statement by the Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, the patients voluntarily contacted the Ministry on arrival from United Kingdom and requested for the COVID-19 test which came out positive.
Agujiobi said that so far, the patients have remained in isolation even as the Enugu State Multi sectoral rapid response team has commenced contact tracing.
He said the State government express her gratitude to they patients who reported to the Ministry 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” he said.
He urged the general public not to panic as health personnel are already positioned to respond to the present situation, adding that all should observe high level of personal hygiene, maintain the social distance protocol and stay home.