JUST IN: Akeredolu announces first case of COVID-19 in Ondo State.

Ondo state has recorded its first case of coronavirus according to the information shared by its state governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu on his verified twitter handle this evening. Akeredolu said the index case is a military man wo recently returned from India and has been on self Isolation since his return.

In his words:

“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 the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at their lab in Ede. We have now commenced the transfer of the officer to the state isolation center which is at Igbatoro Road Opposite School of Nursing.”

first case of COVID-19 in Ondo State
Akeredolu Announces first case of COVID-19 in Ondo State

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