By Maureen Ojinaka
Enugu – The Enugu State Government on Monday announced that the state has recorded three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 261.
Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, Commissioner for Health, in a statement issued in Enugu, said that the ministry confirmed the new cases in the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
“The number of cases on treatment is 205, number of cases discharged is 50 and number of confirmed COVID-19 related deaths is six.
“The cumulative number of samples since the outbreak is 1,350,” he added.
The commissioner urged residents to always observe all the precautionary measures prescribed by NCDC, adding that COVID-19 is real.