Enugu state has reported a fresh suspected case of Coronavirus. This is confirmed in a statement from the permanent secretary in the state's ministry of health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi.

Dr Agujiobi says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed, while a sample has been collected and sent for investigations.

The suspected case, a female, has reportedly been in the UK in the last five months. She came to Enugu through Owerri on March 11th to visit her son.

Dr Agujiobi adds that the suspect is being monitored and the results awaited.

Meanwhile, Nnamdi Azikiwe University has commenced the production of hand sanitizers following the outbreak of Coronavirus.

The students of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agulu campus of Nnamdi Azikiwe University are producing branded hand sanitizers to help combat the spread of the new Coronavirus, COVID-19.

The University took to their social media page to share pictures of the students during the production as witnessed by the governing council during their visit.

The Governing Council equally visited the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agulu campus where the delegation witnessed the production of Hand sanitizers.


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