Delta confirms third case of Coronavirus

Posted by News Express | 12 April 2020 | 709 times

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Delta State has confirmed the third case of coronavirus at the state capital, Asaba with promise to reinforce the social distancing and lockdown orders to prevent further spread of disease in the state.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa who made the confirmation in a brief press statement said, “We have just confirmed the third case of COVID-19 in Delta State. The patient, a male, was diagnosed today (Saturday) in Asaba, our state capital and is currently being managed by our healthcare professionals in one of our isolation centers.”

“The patient is currently in a good state and responding to treatment; and we have already began to track all those that have had contact with him.”

“The confirmation of this third case further reinforces our call for social distancing and a lockdown. All Christians should worship at home tomorrow,” he added.

Okowa thanked Deltans for their cooperation over these past few days, and promised to continue to keep them updated on any new developments. (Independent)

Source: News Express

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