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The 12th Enugu State Covid-19 Case in Details

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A detailed information about the 12th Enugu State Covid-19 case has emerged. This was disclosed by the Special Assistant to the Governor of Enugu State on Public Enlightenment, Rt. Hon. Awalu Kizito Paul, in a group chat and was confirmed by the Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu in a signed statement.

According to the Commissioner, the Enugu State 12th Covid-19 confirmed case is a lady from Ebonyi State who is married and lives in Enugu State. She had been in Kano for the past two months and then returned to Enugu State on the 4th day of May 2020.

On Arrival, the State Ministry of Health was alerted, samples were collected for examination and the result came out positive on the 12th of May, 2020.

The Minister also disclosed that all the cases reported in Enugu State have had positive travel histories, while most defiled the border closure rules, thus finding their ways into the state as against the rules. 

This new case has proven the deficiencies of the interstates border closure as people still find means to maneuver their ways across the borders.
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In another development, the Governor of Enugu State, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Tuesday, 12th May, 2020, defiled a late night heavy downpour in Enugu state as he led a team to enforce the overnight curfew imposed across the country by President Muhammdu Buhari. The Governor has also been very active in visiting the state’s borders to ensure compliance to the rules by the security agents manning them.

The following are recommendations from Enugu State Ministry of Health to the good citizens of the state:

1. Stay at home as much as you can.
2. Use a clean cloth mask daily if you have to go out.
3. Do not touch the front of the mask while wearing it.
4. Remove your mask only from both ears at the same time.
5. Wash your cloth mask, dry and iron it everyday.
8. Maintain respiratory hygiene when you have to cough or sneeze.
9. Maintain social/physical distancing always.
10. Wash your hands as often as you can with soap and running water.
11. When you can’t wash your hands use an alcohol based hand sanitizer frequently.

Call these numbers if you think you may have or know someone who may have Covid-19 symptoms, 08182555550 or 09022333833, or the NCDC number 080097000010

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