A Runaway COVID 19 patient from Delta arrested in Enugu

A fleeing COVID-19 patient who escaped from Delta State Isolation and Treatment Centre to Enugu has been caught and returned  to Delta.

A statement from the Enugu state commissioner for Health Obi Ikechukwu said the arrest of the patient was sequel to the directive of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

“Consequently, contact tracing and decontamination has commenced immediately.

“For record purposes, total cases ever detected in Enugu State remains 8, with 6 active cases receiving treatment,” the statement added.

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