The Enugu State Authorities has introduced three new confirmed instances of COVID-19 within the state, bringing the whole to 15.
The Commissioner for Well being, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, disclosed this in a press release in Enugu on Tuesday.
Obi mentioned that two beforehand energetic COVID-19 instances in Enugu had now examined unfavourable, including that the three confirmed instances had journey historical past.
“The Enugu State Ministry of Well being needs to announce that two instances out of the beforehand energetic COVID-19 instances present process remedy in Enugu state have examined unfavourable and are being assessed for discharge.
“Nevertheless, the state has sadly obtained three new outcomes of individuals who’ve examined constructive for the virus.
“Because of this Enugu state has 15 instances in all, with 9 energetic instances and 6 instances discharged after testing unfavourable,” he mentioned.
Obi mentioned that the 2 instances that had examined unfavourable had been instances quantity 5 and 9, including that the three new constructive instances entered Enugu State illegally through the ban on inter-state transportation.
“Case 13 is a 25-year previous man from Ondo State, who lives in Lagos and made his manner first to Akwa Ibom, then to Rivers State and at last to Obollo Afor in Udenu LGA of Enugu state, all throughout the interval of boundaries closure.
“He developed signs whereas at Obollo Afor; the well being authorities had been alerted, he was examined and his end result got here out constructive.
“Case 14 is a 38-year-old male from Okpuje in Nsukka LGA who lives in Nassarawa State and located his manner again to Enugu State throughout the identical interval of lockdown.
“On suspecting he might have contacted the virus, he initially went into self-quarantine in a lodge at Nsukka and subsequently developed signs and alerted the well being authorities.
” He was examined and his check end result additionally got here again constructive.
“Case 15 is a 28-year-old feminine and a widow who hails from Igbo-Etiti Native Authorities Space, Enugu State, and lives in Lagos State together with her husband.
“She lately misplaced her husband in Lagos and was capable of smuggle her husband’s corpse again to Enugu state for burial, regardless of the lockdown in Lagos State and the nationwide ban on inter-state motion.
“Her actions raised suspicion and the well being authorities had been alerted. She was subsequently examined and her end result got here again constructive.
“These unlucky figures are arising because of people who’ve intentionally disobeyed the lockdown order and inter-state transportation as ordered by the federal and state governments,” he mentioned. (NAN)