The Rivers State College Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) claimed that 2 clients admitted to the hospital checked positive for the feared COVID-19 illness.
According to him, the patients were women safety and security functioning in the health center and an additional female patient that was confessed into the labour ward.
Rivers now has 89 validated cases of Covid-19 with 23 discharged and seven fatalities, according to the current update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) verified Twitter web page on Friday night.
Larry urged locals to stay tranquil as well as supply their prayers and also support to those infected with the infection.
The General Public Relations Policeman of RSUTH, Dr Nsirim Larry, verified the growth in a declaration in Port Harcourt on Saturday, NAN reports.
RSUTH is making prep work to decontaminate the labour ward and also radiology device promptly while example collection of the direct contacts would certainly start tomorrow.
We urge anybody, that has not been gotten in touch with to please suggest by calling the POTARD unit for example collection,” he attracted employees in the healthcare facility.
It is very important to note that the doctors and also registered nurses that had direct contact with both individuals have been advised by hospital management to self-isolate.