COVID-19: 72 Heath workers in Enugu test positive


Not less than 72 health care workers have tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Enugu State Ministry of Health revealed.

Dr Ikechukwu Obi, Enugu state Commissioner for health in a statement released today June 26 disclosed that 72 infected 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 discharged.

Dr Obi added that the number of confirmed COVID-19 related deaths, in the state stands at 5.

He also warned the residents to live according to the NCDC protocol as COVID19 is real.



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