The first Coronavirus patient in Anambra State has disappeared, according to Punch Newspaper.
9news Nigeria had reported that Anambra State, yesterday, recorded its first case of the deadly Coronavirus.
On Saturday, the Anambra State Government ordered the closure of private and public motor parks in the state.
According to the Punch, the whereabouts of the index case was unknown as at the time of filing this report.
It was gathered that the index case, who came into the state from Lagos, was in Adazi Nnukwu in the Anaocha Local Government of the state.
After the result was made known, the patient disappeared”, a source told our correspondent.
But the state government said it had started tracing those who had contact with the index case.
The Commissioner for Transport in the State, Christian Madubuko, said residents who disobey the motor parks closure order would “incur the wrath of the government”.
The statement read in part, “The Ministry of Transport wishes to inform all owners and managers of public and private parks in Anambra State that all parks are hereby closed.
“This is to ensure the containment and spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
“Please, all concerned must adhere to this directive with immediate effect. Anyone who goes contrary to this directive will incur the wrath of the government.”