Delta State government has confirmed another case of coronavirus, bringing the total number to three.
This was confirmed by the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa on Saturday via its official twitter handle.
Okowa disclosed that the patient, a male, was diagnosed in Asaba, the state capital and is currently being managed by the healthcare professionals in one of our isolation centers.
Given the situation, the governor directed all Christians in the state to worship at home, tomorrow Sunday as they mark their Easter celebration.
Okowa tweeted: “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.”
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