GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL SPEAKS ON TWO CORONAVIRUS CASES IN AKWA IBOM
Coronavirus in Akwa Ibom State
Dominic Ukpong, Commissioner for Health in Akwa Ibom State has spoken on suspected coronavirus cases at Eket and Uyo over the week.
He said all patients who were suspected of the dreaded Corona Virus in Akwa Ibom State have been reported negative.
The State Commissioner for Health Dominic Ukpong revealed this in a radio interview on Planet FM in Uyo.
He said the persons both in Immanuel General Hospital, Eket and the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo have been tested and cleared of the Corona Virus Disease.
“We went to the teaching hospital once we heard the rumours and got the patient investigated and tested and the result came out negative.”
He said their samples were all taken and tested and no positive result has been recorded.
“Ventilators are used only when someone cannot breathe on his own. We paralyze you so that the machine can breathe for you.”