Delta State Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Chiedu Ebie and the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
This was made known by the Delta State Government in a post on its official Twitter page on Sunday.
The state disclosed that both the SSG and the Information Commissioner have been moved to the isolation center.
Delta State also confirmed that 83 new cases of COVID-19 was recorded in the state.
“The Secretary to the State Government of Delta State, Mr. Chiedu Ebie and the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, have tested positive for #COVID19,” the tweet read.
“Both officials exhibited mild symptoms of the virus and consequently subjected themselves to the #COVID19 test.
“They have been moved to an isolation centre, are stable, and responding well to treatment.”
The NCDC confirmed the new 661 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, June 20.
According to the NCDC, of the six hundred and sixty-one new coronavirus cases recorded on Saturday evening, 230 were recorded in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Rivers-127 Delta-83 FCT-60 Oyo-51 Edo-31 Bayelsa-27 Kaduna-25 Plateau-13 Ondo-6 Nasarawa-3 Ekiti-2 Kano-2 Borno-1, northern Nigeria.
The NCDC tweeted: “661 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-230 Rivers-127 Delta-83 FCT-60 Oyo-51 Edo-31 Bayelsa-27 Kaduna-25 Plateau-13 Ondo-6 Nasarawa-3 Ekiti-2 Kano-2 Borno-1 19,808 confirmed 6,718 discharged 506 deaths,” the tweet added.