By Onome Oghenetega
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the state has recorded its third case of the rampaging COVID-19.
Okowa disclosed this on Saturday via a tweet on his verified twitter handle.
The cases was diagnosed at one of the isolation centres in Asaba, the state capital.
“We have just confirmed the third case of #COVID19 in Delta State.
“The patient, a male, was diagnosed today in Asaba, our state capital and is currently being managed by our healthcare professionals in one of our isolation centers.
“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.
“The confirmation of this third case further reinforces our call for social distancing and a lockdown. All Christians should worship at home tomorrow.
“Again, I thank you all for your cooperation over these past few days, and I will continue to keep you all updated on any new developments.”