IgbereTV reports that the Enugu State Ministry of Health has confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the state.
A statement made available to IgbereTV by the Commissioner for Health, Enugu State, Dr. Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu reads:
“#Enugu #COVID19 Update (16/07/2020)
*New laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases – 16
*Total laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases – 531
*Number of cases on treatment – 193
*Number of cases discharged – 322
*Number of Laboratory-confirmed related deaths – 16
*COVID-19 is real!
*Stay home when it is not absolutely necessary to go out
*Wear a facemask/covering whenever you must go out
*Keep a safe distance from other people at all times, which is social/physical distancing and avoid crowded places
*Practice good respiratory hygiene (when coughing or sneezing)
*Clean surfaces around you regularly with a solution of 1 part bleach and 99 parts of water (e.g. 1ml of bleach into 99 ml of water, mixed)
*Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds under running water as often as possible
*And when facilities for handwashing are unavailable, sanitize your hands as often as possible using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
*When You do these, you protect me, and when I do these, I protect you.
*If despite your efforts, however, you develop symptoms or know anyone who may have developed symptoms, please call the following numbers;
08182555550 or 09022333833 or the NCDC number 080097000010
*Someone will speak with you and get your details.