Ondo State, southwest Nigeria, has recorded its second case of Coronavirus.
Naija News reports that the Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, made this known in a statement on Friday, April 10.
This online news platform understands that the development is coming a week after the state recorded its index case, a military officer who had just returned from India.
Confirming the incident, the Ondo State Commissioner for Health said: “Yes I can confirm the person was discovered in Akure here. He has been on admission since yesterday (Thursday).
“The patient has been transferred to the state Infectious Disease Hospital, along Igbatoro road, Akure and he has been responding to treatment.
“I appeal to the people of the state to always adhere strictly to all the directives of the government on the preventive measures, which include regular handwashing, staying away from large gathering among others .”