Enugu govt debunks rumour of coronavirus in Nsukka, urges residents to strictly observe personal hygiene


The Enugu State Government, on Sunday, debunked rumours of a case of coronavirus in Nsukka axis of the state, saying it is an imagination of peddlers.

In a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Health, Dr Ifeanyi Afujiobi, he noted that the rumour making the rounds was “false’’ and “fake news’’ propelled by mischief-makers.

His words: “The Enugu State Ministry of Health wishes to dispel the rumours making the rounds that there is a case of coronavirus in Nsukka.

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“This is false, misleading and fake; as there is no testing centre in the whole of Enugu State.

“The general public is informed…

Source: Nigerian Tribune