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Covid-19: Ekiti records one new case

Ekiti State has recorded 1 new COVID-19 positive case, as confirmed by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade made this known in a statement in Ado Ekiti this evening.


The commissioner said that the new positive case was a female, who entered Ekiti State during the lockdown, from Katsina State.

“Her purpose was to visit her husband, a military officer, who resides in Oye-Ekiti. When he noticed symptoms of the COVID-19 infection, he alerted the Taskforce, and samples were taken from her for testing. The test result returned positive to COVID-19.

“This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Ekiti State to twelve (12), of which nine (9) are active, two (2) discharged, and one (1) death,” she said.

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