IgbereTV reports that the Enugu State Ministry of Health has confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19.
A statement made available to IgbereTV by the Commissioner for Health, Enugu State, Dr. Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu reads:
“#Enugu #COVID19 Update (09/07/2020)
*New laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases – 13
*Total laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases – 431
*Number of COVID-19 cases on treatment – 163
*Number of COVID-19 cases discharged – 256
*Number of Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 related deaths – 12
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