Abia State Confirms Five New COVID-19 Cases

 Abia State Confirms Five New COVID-19 Cases

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, announced that the state confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of infections in the state to six.

The state governor, who made the disclosure on Monday at a press briefing in Aba, stated that three of the cases are returnees from Lagos, discovered in Ofeme, Afugiri, and Olokoro areas of the state.

Governor Ikpeazu who added that the remaining two cases, said to be asymptomatic, were residents of the state, further disclosed  that the Rapid Response Team has been directed to move into the affected areas to identify the contacts of the infected persons.

The Governor also urged all those who may have come in contact with the new cases to come forward for testing while assuring residents that the state government will do everything possible to curb the spread of the virus in the state.

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