Umahi shut down all government activities as top govt officials test positive to COVID-19

Thu Jun 4th, 2020 - Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Thursday suspended all government activities for one week following the sudden rise of the number of cases of Covid-19 to 75 including top government officials.

In an announcement by the commissioner for Information and Orientation Barr. Uchenna Orji, he said that the cases rose to 75 after over 3, 000 samples were tested noting that 26 COVID-19 cases have been discharged and 49 cases still receiving treatment but in stable condition.

Orji said that Umahi was disturbed about the way and manner some State Executive Council members were infected with the disease adding that there was a need to take further steps to contain the spread




source: Guardian