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Enugu Confirms Suspected Fresh Case Of COVID-19

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Updated March 15, 2020
This handout illustration image obtained February 27, 2020 courtesy of the National Institutes of Health taken with a scanning electron microscope shows SARS-CoV-2 (round blue objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab, SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19, the virus shown was isolated from a patient in the US. 
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Enugu state has reported a fresh suspected case of COVID-19.

This is confirmed in a statement from the permanent secretary in the state’s ministry of health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi.

Dr Agujiobi says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed, while a sample has been collected and sent for investigations.

The suspected case, a female, has reportedly been in the UK in the last five months.

She came to Enugu through Owerri on march the 11th to visit her son.

Dr Agujiobi adds that the suspect is being monitored and the results awaited.












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