By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki


Ebonyi Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has said there could also be one other lockdown if Nigeria is to defeat coronavirus.

He said this throughout a dwell broadcast to residents on Wednesday.

He attributed the growing instances of the virus within the state to the easing of the lockdown, particularly in Lagos.

He stated: “I wish to commend Mr. President within the method and knowledge he’s dealing with this pandemic. You see, when the lockdown was there the instances have been trickling in however when the lockdown was relaxed, the instances are coming in stunning method”.

“It’s the Nigerian individuals that may advise themselves to isolate, to watch out. I count on one other critical lockdown if the instances proceed to extend like this and this will probably be by consensus settlement of most of the people. We’ve got to lockdown to defeat this monster that is known as COVID-19”.

The Governor additionally stated the newest 4 instances, which took Ebonyi’s tally to 13 are all returnees.

“We’ve got recorded 13 coronavirus instances shockingly and surprisingly in Ebonyi state now. The primary remedy centre has a complete of 26 facility rooms and within the subsequent seven days, we will probably be opening ultramodern emergency hospital ward we have been developing however now, we’re turning it to 300-bed isolation centre right here in Abakaliki,” he pressured.

Umahi additionally revealed that one of many sufferers, a three- year- previous baby has recovered and was discharged after he examined destructive twice.

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