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.
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.