Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun revealed the first death case of COVID-19  in Ogun state.

Governor uncovered this during a press summary on Friday.

Ngrealnews gathered that there was ni details of the death by the governor in the state.

The governor said this during the briefing: “Out of the 29 cases, 6 of them have been discharged to re-join their family and restart normal life; 1 dead; and, 22 active cases who are currently receiving efficient treatment from our medical officers.”

Ogun State Governor speaks further that, the real efforts we are making is to be able to curtail residential extension of Corona virus also known as (COVID-19) that is what makes the state to identifying the cases.

“For us in Ogun State, we thank God that our efforts towards fighting the Covid-19 pandemic to a stand-still re achieving desired results. But we cannot also drop our guards. In the last one week, the number of confirmed cases in our dear Ogun State has risen to more than double. As at Thursday, 23rd April, 2020, there are 29 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ogun State as against 12 confirmed cases of Covid-19 as at Friday, 17th April, 2020.”

He quarantee the Ogun State residents not to afraid, Abiodun emphasis that the fact that the number of confirmed cases increases shows we are doing the perfect jib in the state.”

The inncrease in index cases is as a result of the state’s increase pace of testing.

He stated the advantage of this, “is that it is better for us to detect and treat people who are already infected rather than leaving them undetected, which will be more detrimental because it will increase community transmission.”

The governor emphasis that that majority of the fresh cases are discovered on immigrants coming into our country through land borders.

“The lesson thereof is that the peculiarity of our dear State as the next-door neighbour to Lagos State which is the epicentre of the fight against Covid-19; and as a gateway to the other parts of the country, especially as a window to the West African sub-region puts us at a vulnerable position,” he said.

On the ongoing shutdown, Governor Abiodun stated that the state “will continue to have a window of break on Monday, 27th April, 2020 from 7.00 am to 2.00pm and other days as may be reviewed and communicated in due course.”


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