COVID-19: Enugu working hard to prevent community transmission

Fri May 22nd, 2020 - Enugu

With 16 confirmed positive cases of Coronavirus, Enugu state government has said that it is working hard to prevent community transmission. The state government has asked the state Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA) to redouble its efforts to ensure that all nooks and crannies of the state is covered in awareness and other preventive measures

The government said that so far, all confirmed cases in the state are persons with various travel histories, explaining that she was certain that the spread of the virus could be contained if people interstate movements are reduced. Eight cases have so far been treated and discharged in the state.

Executive Secretary of the state PHCDA, Dr George Ugwu told reporters that in line with directives by the national PHCDA, the state has ensured that community transmission of the virus was controlled by first deepening and strengthening of risk communication and social mobilization, which involved giving out the correct information and dispelling rumours about the virus.




source: Guardian