At least seventy-two health care workers in Enugu State have tested positive to COVID-19.
The Enugu State Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi revealed this in a statement on Friday.
Dr. Obi, however, noted that the 72 health workers were among the total of 202 persons that have tested positive in the state.
Obi stated as follows:
- Total laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases = 202
- Number of cases on treatment = 154
- Discharged persons= 43
- Number of Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 deaths = 5.
The Commissioner warned the residents of the state that COVID-19 is real and should live according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) protocols.