2 New Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed in Ebonyi State.

Ebonyi State News
May 02, 2020

His Excellency, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dr. David Nweze Umahi announced the 4th and 5th case of Covid-19 patients in Ebonyi on the 2nd May, 2020.

The two patients who tested positive are 24 years old and 22 years old respectively. The 24 year old female is a hair dresser from Ogwu Uburu in Umuobuna ward in Ohaozara LGA. She resides at No. 30 Queen Close Okpara Avenue and returned with her family members on 27th to Ogwu Uburu. She was picked from Uburu to Stadium. She happens to be one of the contacts of the 3rd positive case Ebonyi recorded on the 1st of May.

The 5th Patient is a 22 year old man, who lives at No. 197 Eshibiri, Ojo LGA Lagos. He Said to have left Lagos on the 26th of April 2020, and entered Ebonyi - Enugu Nkalagu Border and took a bus to Ezzambo Junction. Thereafter, he boarded a car from Ezzamgbo Junction to Effium where he took a okada to Ede Ishieke in Ebonyi LGA where he was caught by security officer who now brought him to stadium on Monday 27-4-2020. His sample was collected, tested and result came out positive.

The two patients have been isolated and moved to our treatment center.

His Excellency, the Governor encouraged Ebonyians to be very vigilant as he thanked God for the strategy Ebonyi deployed. He also thanked all those who have been committed in the fight against this virus adding that the patients being treated are responding to treatment.