Covid-19: Ebonyi Records Third Case ,as another person tested Positive
By Victor Nwegede
Ebonyi State has recorded more cases of Covid-19, therefore, the victims within its vicinity are now three.
Daily Newstime Nigeria gathered through the Senior Technical Assistant to Ebonyi State Governor on Media and Publicity, Agwu Nwogo, that the third case of the virus was confirmed on last Friday.
According to him, the third case of the pandemic was a 25-year old man from Odomoke Ishieke in Ebonyi Local Government Area of the state. The man was said, being a Lagos base at Santana area and also a dealer on phone accessories at Ojo in Lagos, but happened to leave the state on 24th day of April, 2020 with a vehicle from there.
The man was reported to have moved
Out from Lagos to Benin, Asaba, Onitsha, Enugu, and eventually to Ogbala Ishieke in Ebonyi Local Government Area, where he was apprehended by the state Anti-Covid-19 taskforce within the axis.
He therefore, disclosed that “the was later sent for laboratory text where result came out positive for Covid-19 yesterday, Friday 1st May, 2020. He has been identified with four close contacts who tested negative but are already on strict isolation while the patient has been quarantined at the Covid-19 centre, Abakaliki”, the state capital.