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Ondo State Records First Case Of COVID-19


The Ondo State Government has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the state.

This was disclosed by the Governor of the State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu via his official Twitter account.

Governor Akeredolu revealed the State got the report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease  Control (NCDC) few hours ago.

He wrote,

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. 

It should be noted that, Ondo State recorded the first index case five weeks after the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

It would be recalled that, the Governor had on Thursday authorized the closure of all borders to the state to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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