Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano said on Wednesday that nine have died as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.
He said already 53 others have tested positive to the virus of the 230 results released from the 302 persons tested. Seventy-two other results are being expected.
The governor stated these during his state broadcast to the people to update on COVID-19.
Obiano said: “Ndi Anambra, following our active search campaign across the state, we have collected 302 samples so far. Of this figure, 230 results have been released to us and 72 results are still pending with the NCDC testing centre.
“Of the 230 results that have been released to us, 53 results returned positive, 13 patients have been discharged, nine people have passed away and 31 cases are still active.”