Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra says there are currently eight active COVID-19 cases being treated at Protective Care Centres in the state.
The governor also said 69 persons were on home isolation while two others were at the state’s quarantine facility.
Obiano who disclosed this in a special broadcast to the state on Tuesday in Awka, said his administration was making efforts to enhance the testing capacity of the state for coronavirus.
He said he had signed the COVID-19 Bill, which made not wearing face mask a punishable offence with fine and community service.
“As it stands now, we have eight patients in our Protective Care Centers, we also have 69 individuals on home quarantine and two individuals in the quarantine facility.
“We are ramping up our testing capacity to ensure that we slow down the spread of this pandemic in our dear state.
“The COVID-19 Committees that we have set up in Wards and Local Government Areas across Anambra are helping us in driving the campaign…
Source: Guardian Newspaper