There is another newly confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Enugu State.
According to the State Commissioner for Health, Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwuw, 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 (8) active cases.
The patient has also been admitted for Isolation and Treatment.
The Hon. Commissioner further announced in a Facebook Post that 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.”, the statement said.