Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, giving an replace on the COVID-19 outbreak on the Authorities Home in Makurdi, the state capital.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has revealed the id of the second case of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the state.
The governor who addressed reporters on Tuesday on the Authorities Home in Makurdi, the state capital, recognized the affected person as one Edward Manger.
In response to him, the affected person is an official of the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) deployed in Kano State however fled to Benue in April.
Governor Ortom, subsequently, known as on anybody who might need had contact with him since he returned to Benue, together with his members of the family and different associates to instantly isolate themselves within the curiosity of public security.
He defined that the concept of unveiling the identities of COVID-19 circumstances was for the curiosity of public well being.
The governor added that the concept was additionally to assist the individuals perceive the must be cautious by obeying all security measures akin to social distancing, common washing of fingers, use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers, and avoiding giant gatherings.
He, nonetheless, suggested indigenes of the state resident in different elements of the nation to stay the place they’re.