The Enugu State Government has announced 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 418.
The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday.
Obi said that the Ministry confirmed the nine new cases in the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
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He said that the number of patients undergoing treatment was 186 while 221 had been discharged.
“The number of cases on treatment 186, a number of cases discharged is 221 and the number of confirmed COVID-19 related deaths is 11,” he said.
Obi called on residents to be responsible, adding that COVID-19 was real.
He urged the people to adhere to all the NCDC precautionary measures to stay safe.