Imo State Is Clear Of COVID-19, State Government Assures
The Imo state Government has countered rumours causing disturbance in the state that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 disease in the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri.
Chairman of the state COVID-19 Committee, Prof. Maurice Iwu, while addressing journalists in Owerri, said such rumour is false and should not be believed by any Imolites.
Prof. Iwu also warn people who spread such rumours capable of causing social unrest to desist from it, assuring that the state government is doing all in its power to prevent the disease from entering the state.
She also noted that she and her team has started collecting samples of people and testing them in Ebonyi state where a COVID-19 test Laboratory was provided for the southeastern region.