Two index instances of the COVID-19 have been found in Abia State.
In accordance with the state authorities, each instances are people who’re of their 70’s.
Throughout a briefing on Tuesday, the governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, famous that intensive group tracing has been embarked upon, particularly in Ikwuano, Umuahia and Ukwa west the place the sufferers might need visited.
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Talking additional, he said that every one borders will stay closed till additional discover.
In the identical vein, a non-public clinic the place one of many sufferers was being handled for different health-related points has been shut down till it’s correctly disinfected and all medical doctors could be quarantined.
The governor additionally famous that his administration will deal with any person who undermines the infectious preventive rules as a saboteur, and defaulters could be apprehended and prosecuted.
In the meantime, he thanked all well being care officers who’ve been diligent of their duties.