Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has announced that the state has recorded the first confirmed case of coronavirus.
“We have just received confirmation of our first positive COVID-19 case in Ondo State this evening,” Akeredolu wrote in a Twitter message on Friday evening.
“The infected person is currently under isolation and will be monitored. We have activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts and will be working closely with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,” he added.
According to Akeredolu who did not disclose the identity of the patient and his traveling history, “the infected is in very stable condition and we ask for calm from all in Ondo State.”
“We are on top of this and ask that our citizens continue to follow all preventive measures to ensure they remain safe.”