Ondo State has recorded its first case of the deadly coronavirus.
The state Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Friday.
The gathered that the victim is one of those already in the isolation center in the state.
He said, “We have just received confirmation of our first positive COVID-19 case this evening. The infected person is currently under isolation and would be monitored.
“We have activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts and we’ve been working closely with NCDC.”
Similarly, a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Donald Ojogo, in Akure, the state capital, on Friday, also confirmed the development.
The statement read in part, “It is with great concern that the Ondo State Government announces the index case. A suspected case tested positive to the COVID-19 pandemic.”