The Enugu State Government announced 29 new cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number in the state to 560.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made this known in a statement on Friday.
Obi stated that the ministry confirmed the 29 new cases in the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
He gave the number of confirmed patients undergoing COVID-19 treatment as 214 while 330 had been discharged after two post-treatment tests that returned negative.
“The number of cases on treatment – 214, number of cases discharged – 330 and number of confirmed COVID-19-related deaths is 16,’’ he said.
Obi advised the public to adhere to all NCDC precautionary measures to stay safe, saying that COVID-19 is real.
He urged the residents to call 08182555550, 09022333833 or the NCDC number 080097000010 if they develop symptoms or know anyone who might have developed symptoms. (NAN)