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Ebonyi State announces 2 more cases of coronavirus brining a total of 7 in the state

Nigeria - Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi on Friday confirmed two more cases of Covid-19 in the state.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state so far to seven.

According to the governor, the two cases involve an Enugu based couple who are indigenes of Ebonyi State.
The 26 year-old man and his 19 year old wife hail from Ezza Inyimagu in Ekwulegu community, Izzi local government area of the state.
Mr Umahi said they are traders based in Oji-River, Enugu state.
The Governor said the couple recently came into the state and had their samples taken with the results coming out positive for the virus.
He called on the people of the state to remain calm and be vigilant and ensure they detect anybody trying to sneak into the state to enable such a person to be taking to isolation centre in the state for necessary action.“
“The man and wife has tested positive of coronavirus pandemic. The man is 26 years old while the wife is 19 years old and they are from Ezza Inyimagu in Ekwulegu community in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state.
“They reside at Oji-River Enugu state both as traders. The man sells phone accessories, they were brought to Abakaliki Township Stadium on Tuesday the 5th of May 2020. Their samples were collected and tested and the result came out today to be positive.

“They have been moved to the treatment centre but no cause for alarm, we are on top of the situation. All we ask Ebonyians is to do everything possible to dictate any of our brothers and sisters outside that are sneaking into the state so that we can bring them to the isolation centres and do the needful.

“Covid-19 is not a death sentence but they need to be attended to on time. I want to all the people who are very much committed to this assignment and I want to say with gratitude to God that the strategies God gave to us is very unique and God has been quite merciful to us.
“By this evening, we will know the number of those who are on treatment that would have tested negative. So, we will subject them to another two sets of tests and if they consistently test negative, then by next week those of them will be discharged accordingly”, he said.

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