Enugu State Ministry of Health said 72 Healthcare workers have tested positive to COVID-19.
In a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ikechukwu Obi, he said the 72 health workers were among a total of 202 that have tested positive in Enugu.
The commissioner confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 in the state as announced on Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
According to him, the total laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Enugu are 202 with 154 cases on treatment while 43 cases discharged.
Number of Laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 related deaths, he said amounted to 5.
He warned the residents of the state that COVID-19 is real and should live according to the NCDC protocol.