Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded three new cases of Covid-19, bringing to 10 the number of patients in isolation centre.
Fayemi, who broke the news in a tweet on its official Twitter handle, said there was need for residents to be cautious about the scourge with the new development.
“We got information from NCDC tonight that three more persons tested positive to COVID-19 virus.“Two are contacts of the medical doctor still in our care and another person who sneaked into the state before he was quarantined.“This underscores the need for extra vigilance.”
However, the Health Commissioner, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, stated that all the patients in the state’s isolation centres are stable and responding to treatment.
Yaya-Kolade said the government is tirelessly working to provide a Covid-19 testing laboratory in the state to improve the testing capacity of the state.
The Commissioner also announced that all the corpses to be buried in Ekiti must get approval and certificate of clearance being part of the strategies to tame the spread of the disease.