The Ministry of Health, Enugu State has disclosed that the two confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus are all returnees from the United Kingdom.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the announcement on Friday night.
The Head of the State Multi-Sectoral Rapid Response Team and Permanent Secretary, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi, said that the state government appreciate the two cases for answering the call for all returnees from overseas in the last 14 days to report for evaluation.
He tasked other returnees to voluntarily make themselves available to the government.
“So far, the patients have remained in isolation and the Enugu State Multi-Sectoral Rapid Response Team have commenced contact tracing,” Agujiobi stated.
“We still wish to encourage all those that returned recently from overseas to contact the Enugu State Public Health Department through two dedicated lines – 08182555550 or 09022333833,” he added.