Gov Akeredolu allays fears over confirmed case of coronavirus in Ondo


Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has eased the feelings of trepidation of occupants over a confrmed COVID-19 case in the state and has urged them to submit to the set down prudent steps.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Ondo State Government declared an affirmed instance of the infection on Friday.

Akeredolu talked in Akure on Saturday in a live communicate at the Government House.

As per him, the coronavirus is a genuine worldwide pandemic that has no respect for status in spite of the fact that being affirmed isn’t a capital punishment.

“I should thank the individuals for keeping confidence and cooperating with the administration to battle this awful contamination.

“Just one case, it is unforeseen, yet we have obligations to guarantee that it doesn’t go past that. Three extra seclusion communities would be assembled,” he said.

Prior, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, had affirmed the main instance of the infection.

Adegbenro depicted the case as a military work force coming back from India who had been on intentional self-segregation since appearance.

He clarified that the case was at that point being observed, including that the casualty created manifestations on Thursday.

“His example was taken for testing and the outcome returned yesterday positive.

“Quickly, our kin moved in for contact posting and they have been approached to remain in self-seclusion in the sleeping quarters.

“We have additionally moved the patient to our Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) office and he is very steady. He has been getting treatment since yesterday; up until now, no reason to worry,” he said.