Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has examined constructive for the novel Coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a press release personally signed by him on Saturday, July 4.
In keeping with the governor, he and a few of his aides had the check carried out on them and the consequence got here again constructive. He stated presently they don’t seem to be displaying any signs however have since gone into isolation according to protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
He has requested the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the frontline coordination of the state’s battle towards the pandemic to guard Ebonyi individuals. He appealed to residents of the state to take the NCDC protocols extra critically whereas stating that he’s working from dwelling and can conduct all conferences just about.
Ebonyi state presently has 438 confirmed instances of the viral illness. 357 individuals have been efficiently handled whereas three have died.