The Imo State Government has given an update on the third Covid 19 confirmed case in the State.

He is a returnee from Kano State.

According to a statement by the State Commissioner of Health, Dr (Mrs) Damaris Osunkwo, all the three confirmed cases of Covid 19 are doing well at the Isolation and Treatment Centre.

Part of the statement reads “The 3rd and newly confirmed case is a 43 years old returnee from Kano State who arrived his home in Ehume Obowo recently

“Contacts from him have been listed and are been followed up. Also samples have been taken from people considered highly exposed to him and already sent to the laboratory. We are going ahead to investigate reports and rumours of returnees and other suspected cases”.

The Commissioner advised Imolites to continue to keep safe.

“Please keep been safe by adhering to earlier advisories of steady hand washing with soap and water. Use hand sanitizers frequently, maintain social distance of 1 to 2 metres and avoid crowding. Continue to report all suspected cases and adhere to remain at home.

“Observe respiratory etiquette and wear face masks always. Do not panic and desist from spreading false rumours.

“Government is doing everything possible to ensure the safety of all Imolites” the statement stated.


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