Wednesday, February 24

Fayemi Says Ekiti Has 3 More COVID-19 Cases

Ekiti has recorded three new cases of COVID-19, Gov. Kayode Fayemi said.

The governor broke the news in a tweet on Saturday night, warning that residents needed to be more cautious about the pandemic.

” We got information from NCDC tonight that three more persons tested positive to COVID-19 virus

” Two are contacts of the medical doctor still in our care, and another person who sneaked into the state before he was quarantined

” This underscores the need for extra vigilance,” he tweeted.

On Saturday, the NCDC announced just one new case for the state.

With these new cases, the state’s confirmed cases had risen from 13 to 16.

One of the latest case in the state was that of a woman from Katsina.

She sneaked into the state on a visit to her husband working in Oye Ekiti.

She was later discovered to be a carrier of the virus, according to Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade.

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