Tension in Anambra State as coronavirus index case alleged disappeared

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There is tension in Anambra State following the alleged disappearance of the coronavirus index case.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Friday that Anambra had recorded a confirmed case.

Since then, fear has gripped residents as the index case was said to have visited three different hospitals in the state.

He was also said to have made contacts with so many others before he ran away

But the Anambra State Commissioners for Health Dr Vincent Okpala and his Information and Public Enlightenment counterpart, C Don Adinuba, say there is no cause for alarm.

Owing to the development, Governor Willie Obiano has announced comprehensive lock down of the state with immediate effect.

The lockdown implementation starts today with the Governor closing all motor parks in the state

In a statement on Sunday in Awka, the Police Command declared the enforcement of the lock down would commence immediately.