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72 Enugu health workers test positive of Covid-19

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The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Friday said 72 health care workers in the state have tested positive to COVID-19.

According to a report from The Nation, Enugu state’s Commissioner for health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, in a statement said the 72 health workers were among a total of 202 that have tested positive in Enugu.

He 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 discharged.

Number of Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 related deaths, he said amounted to 5.

Obi however, warned residents of the state that COVID-19 is real and should live according to the NCDC protocol to avoid being contracted with the virus and also to curb it’s spread.

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