BREAKING: First coronavirus case confirmed in Ondo state

BREAKING: First coronavirus case confirmed in Ondo state


Ondo State has recorded its index case of coronavirus (COVID-19), governor Rotimi Akeredolu, announced on Friday, April 3, 2020.

Governor Akeredolu announced via his official social media page that Ondo state government received the report of its first coronavirus case from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shortly before he made the announcement.

Governor Akeredolu noted that the infected case has since been placed under isolation and is being monitored.

We have just received confirmation of our first positive #COVIDー19 case in Ondo State this evening. The infected person is currently under isolation and will be monitored. We have activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts and will be working closely with @NCDCgov
.

The infected is in very stable condition and we ask for calm from all in Ondo State. We are on top of this and ask that our citizens continue to follow all preventive measures to ensure they remain safe.

Ondo State #COVIDー19 Index Case Update:
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.

Upon showing some symptoms, his samples were taken and the diagnosis confirmed by
@NCDCgov
at their lab in Ede. We have now commenced the transfer of the officer to the state isolation center.

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