A resident of Katsina State, who came on a visit to Ekiti State has tested positive for COVID-19, thereby increasing the number of patients in the State to 12.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, broke the news in Ado Ekiti, on Monday.
Yaya-Kolade, in a statement, stated that the new COVID-19 positive case was confirmed by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
“The new positive case is 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 theTask force, 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 12, of which nine are reactive, two discharged, and one dead”, the Commissioner explained.
Source: News update