Coronavirus: Quarantined patient in Enugu tests negative

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The result of the suspected coronavirus patient in Enugu State has returned negative.

A female patient who showed some signs was reported to have been quarantined on Sunday.

The patient was said to have returned from the UK in the last five months.

Her samples were collected and sent tourist Specialist Teaching Hospital in Edo State for test while she was kept in the isolation centre at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Parklane, and receiving the best available medical treatment.

According to a statement,this morning, by Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, Permanent Secretary, Enugu State Ministry of Health, the woman tested negative.

“The Enugu State Ministry of Health hereby informs the general public that we have received the result of the investigation sent to IRUA Specialist Hospital which is further corroborated by Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as Negative.

“We hereby enjoin the general public to go about their normal business however to remain alert and vigilant observing basic personal health hygiene,” he said.

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