By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki


Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi on Friday confirmed two extra circumstances of Covid-19 within the state.

This brings the whole variety of confirmed circumstances within the state to seven.

In keeping with the governor, the 2 circumstances contain an Enugu -based couple who’re indigenes of Ebonyi State

The 26 year-old man and his 19 yr outdated spouse hail from Ezza Inyimagu in Ekwulegu neighborhood, Izzi native authorities space of the state.

Umahi stated they’re merchants based mostly in Oji-River, Enugu state.

The Governor stated the couple lately got here into the state and had their samples taken with the outcomes popping out optimistic for the virus.

He referred to as on the individuals of the state to stay calm and be vigilant and guarantee they detect anyone making an attempt to sneak into the state to allow such an individual to be taking to isolation centre within the state for obligatory motion.“

“The person and spouse has examined optimistic of coronavirus pandemic. The person is 26 years outdated whereas the spouse is 19 years outdated and they’re from Ezza Inyimagu in Ekwulegu neighborhood in Izzi native authorities space of Ebonyi state.

“They reside at Oji-River Enugu state each as merchants. The person sells telephone equipment, they had been delivered to Abakaliki Township Stadium on Tuesday the fifth of Might 2020. Their samples had been collected and examined and the outcome got here out right this moment to be optimistic.

“They’ve been moved to the therapy centre however no trigger for alarm, we’re on high of the state of affairs. All we ask Ebonyians is to do every part potential to dictate any of our brothers and sisters outdoors which can be sneaking into the state in order that we will convey them to the isolation centres and do the needful.

“Covid-19 is just not a loss of life sentence however they have to be attended to on time. I wish to all of the people who find themselves very a lot dedicated to this project and I wish to say with gratitude to God that the methods God gave to us may be very distinctive and God has been fairly merciful to us.

“By this night, we’ll know the variety of those that are on therapy that might have examined detrimental. So, we’ll topic them to a different two units of assessments and in the event that they constantly check detrimental, then by subsequent week these of them might be discharged accordingly”, he stated.

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