Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi had said that five persons are under self-observation in the state.

Among the five is an Indian who arrived the country recently and staff of First Bank who had contact with a returnee.

The Governor stated this while briefing Journalists on recent developments in the state on the Coronavirus outbreak.

He said that 4 persons(including the Indian) came into the state from different countries that have outbreak of the Coronavirus while one person was said to have had contact with a retunee.

He said that the Indian citizens are a staff of Royal salt Ikwo.

Hé said the staff of First Bank in Abakaliki visited his mother in Anambra, who just came back from one of the countries with the outbreak.

He, however, said there is no cause for alarm as the self-isolation is precautionary adding that all the 5 persons are doing fine.

“We send health personnels to check their vitals everyday and so far they are not showing any symptoms. The Indian also has a nurse staying with him and monitoring him, so far his vitals are normal”, he said