Breaking: Identity of first positive Coronavirus patient in Ondo revealed

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The first positive case of coronavirus in Ondo state is a military officer who is a returnee from India, the state government has revealed.

Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, who revealed this via his twitter handle, said the military officer had been monitored since his return and had been put in isolation.

He said, “The index case is a military officer who was a returnee from India. He has been in isolation since he returned and has been monitored by the medical team of the military and our state team throughout this period.

“Upon showing some symptoms, his samples were taken and the diagnosis confirmed by @NCDCgov at their lab in Ede. We have now commenced the transfer of the officer to the state isolation centre.”

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