A file picture of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. Picture: [email protected]
Delta state on Saturday confirmed its third case of COVID-19, in accordance with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa,
Okowa, who disclosed the information in an announcement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, stated the affected person was identified in Asaba and is presently being managed by healthcare professionals in an isolation centre.
He added that the pattern of the case was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo, and returned constructive.
“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,” Okowa stated.
“I am pleased to report that the patient is in stable condition and is responding well to treatment from our team of medical professionals,” he stated.
The Governor stated the third case bolstered the necessity for social distancing and a lockdown.
“In consonance with the rules and according to international best practices as enunciated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the state government urges Deltans, especially Christians to worship from home as the lockdown order is still in force,” he stated.
“We thank Deltans for his or her assist to date and urge them to proceed to obey related directions because it has turn into obvious that the virus is spreading within the state.
“We’ll proceed to accomplice the Federal Authorities on efficient implementation of its rules on measures to curtail additional unfold of the virus in our state and nation.”