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COVID-19: 72 Enugu Health Workers Test Positive – Commissioner

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

At least 72 health care workers have tested positive for the ravaging coronavirus disease in Enugu.

The Enugu State Ministry of Health made this known in a statement on Friday.

The State’s Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, said the 72 health workers were among a total of 202 that have tested positive in Enugu.

Obi also confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 in the state as announced on Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.

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According to him, the total laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Enugu are 202 with 154 cases on treatment while 43 cases have been discharged.

He also said that the state has lost 5 patients from complications from the disease.

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