Delta State has confirmed its third Coronavirus case, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa revealed on Saturday.
According to Okowa, the patient, a male was diagnosed in Asaba on Saturday and is currently being managed by healthcare professionals.
“We have just confirmed the third case of #COVID-19 in Delta State. The patient, a male, was diagnosed today in Asaba, our state capital and is currently being managed by our healthcare professionals in one of our isolation centers.
According to the governor, the confirmation of the third case further reinforced government’s call for social distancing and a lockdown.
“All Christians should worship at home tomorrow. Again, I thank you all for your cooperation over these past few days, and I will continue to keep you all updated on any new developments,” he said.