The COVID-19 patient in Abia state who was said to have ran away from a holding facility and declared wanted by the Abia state government has reportedly surrendered himself for treatment.
Emmanuel Ononiwu, is the COVID-19 patient who was declared wanted by the Abia State Government after he bolted from a holding facility in Aba.
This was disclosed today Saturday 30,2020 by the Information Commissioner; Chief John Okiyi-Kalu.
According to Okiyi-Kalu, Ononiwu is now in medical custody and currently at the isolation center in Amachara, Umuahia South Local Government Area of the state.
“Samples will be collected from his wife and other family members for testing while active contract tracing has commenced.”
Meanwhile, three patients who are currently at the isolation center, including the 19 years old man from Afugiri, Umuahia, 30 years old man from Ofeme, Umuahia, and the Olokoro Umuahia returnee from Lagos who came to plan the burial of a relation who died in Kano have recovered.
They have tested negative to the virus two consecutive times and are expected to leave the facility today Saturday.