Ondo state confirms first case of COVID-19

Ondo state has recorded its first confirmed case of the Coronavirus.

This was revealed by the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu on his Twitter handle.

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He said, We have just received confirmation of our first positive #COVID-19 case in Ondo State.”

According to Governor Akeredolu, the infected person is currently under isolation and will be monitored.

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He added that the state has activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts and will be working closely with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The Governor also said;  “The index case is a military officer who was a returnee from India. He has been in isolation since he returned and has been monitored by the medical team of the Military and our state team throughout this period.”

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With this latest case in Ondo, Nigeria now has a total of 210 confirmed COVID 19 infections.

Lagos remains the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria, with 98 cases.

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Abuja is a distant second with 38 while Osun state is third with 20 cases.

24 persons have been discharged with two deaths recorded.

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