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NYSC Corps Member Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Ondo




The Ondo State government has revealed the victim of the third positive case of coronavirus recorded in the state on Monday.

The state’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Akure; the state capital, disclosed that the third confirmed victim of the virus in the state is  a serving corps member of the National Youth Service Corp NYSC.

Ojogo said the corps member, who was attached to the Army Clinic at the 32 Artillery Brigade barracks, had attended to the first index case in the state, an Army officer, while the officer was under observation.

“The third positive case in Ondo State is a medical doctor; he is a youth corp member attached to the Army Clinic at the Barracks and had attended to the first index case while he was under observation.

“The governor will today at noon, address the people of the state on further details in respect of this case and provide deeper insights.”

Recall that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC had announced yesterday Monday that 20 persons tested positive for COVID-19, of which one was confirmed in Ondo State. The state now has a total of three cases of the total tally of the country at 343.

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