BREAKING: Ondo becomes 14th State to record COVID-19 in Nigeria
Ondo State Government has confirmed the first positive case of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), making Ondo the 14th State in Nigeria to report the deadly virus.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Governor of the State, Arakurin Rotimi Akeredolu made this known on Friday.
“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.
“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,” Governor Akeredolu stated.