OYOGist.com has learned that after the Enugu State Ministry of Health announced the discharged of the second coronavirus patient from treatment and isolation,it is now said that Enugu State is now free of COVID-19.
It was then observed that the discharging of these two Patients were done under 24hours. Four weeks ago, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced two coronavirus index cases in Enugu State.
As at Wednesday April 15th, one(1) of the confirmed patient was discharged after testing negative to Covid19 twice.
The remaining two(2) cases, were couple,that was said to have returned from the United Kingdom. Both were tested positive for COVID-19 at their home, where they subsequently received care and treatment.
Dr Ikechukwu Obi, (The Commissioner for Health), announced this on Thursday night, saying that the state has nomore COVID19 case after the remaining two patients were tested negative for COVID-19 for the second time.
Dr Ikechukwu Obi in his statement said, “Two of them are now negative for the coronavirus and have been discharged.
He added by encouraging the people to continue staying at home, and that they shouldn’t touch their face without having making sure that their hands are washed.
He urges them to maintain proper hand and respiratory hygiene, and also putting on facemask which is in line with the NCDC’s advisory and maintain physical distancing.”