From Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba and Ogochukwu Anioke
Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and spouse, Edith, on Wednesday examined constructive to COVID-19.
The event is sequel to exams performed on them after they went into isolation on Friday after one in all their daughters examined constructive to the virus.
The members of the family, in keeping with a press release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, are steady and have commenced vital remedy and additional isolation.
The governor thanked Deltans for his or her prayers for his household and known as for continued supplications for sufferers present process remedy for the pandemic.
He assured that his administration wouldn’t relent in its efforts at combating the virus and urged the general public to assist the federal government in that course by complying with prescribed protocols as issued by Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
Okowa reiterated that “COVID-19 is actual”.
“The speed is rising in our state and the virus is taking the lives of a few of our individuals. I, subsequently, once more name on each Deltan to look at the protocols on the virus whereas in public, to curb additional unfold, particularly within the communities.’’
Additionally, two prime officers of presidency had examined constructive to the virus lately.
They embody Secretary to the State Authorities Mr. Chiedu Ebie and Commissioner for Data Mr. Charles Aniagwu.
In keeping with newest figures by the Nigerian Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), the state has recorded 965 instances.