The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Enugu.

The Enugu State government has confirmed it recorded 49 new cases of coronavirus.

This brings the total number of cases recorded in the State to 790.

The development was confirmed by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, in a statement on Thursday.

Obi explained that out of the new cases, 28 were confirmed on July 28, with the remaining 21 confirmed on July 29.


He gave the number of confirmed patients undergoing COVID-19 treatment as 347, adding that 425 had been discharged after two post-treatment tests, which came out negative, while 18 died.

He, therefore, members of the public to adhere strictly to all the NCDC precautionary measures, saying “COVID-19 is real.”

He urged the residents to call 08182555550, 09022333833 or the NCDC number 080097000010 if they noticed any COVID-19 related symptom or knew anyone who might have developed the symptoms.

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