The Ekiti State Government took to its twitter handle to announce the discharge of 4 patients from the isolation centre and confirmed 4 new cases today.
The Ekiti State disclosed that 4 samples were sent to the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control NCDC accredited lab for testing and the samples returned positive for corona Virus.
Which brings the total number of active cases to 5, 15 discharged cases and 1 death recorded in the state.
“Ekiti State Government can confirm that four (4) of the samples sent to the @NCDCgov accredited laboratory for testing has returned positive results of the #COVID19 virus infection.” The state government tweeted
The Ekiti state contact tracing team has been able to trace over 177 persons with 38 persons currently under observation.
The government further tweeted :
“Three of the new cases are a 38-year-old female who came in from Lagos State, a 25-year-old male who came in from Kastina State and another 32-year-old male who came in from Oyo State during the lockdown. They were all compulsorily quarantined upon arrival into Ekiti State.”
The fourth case acording to the state is an elderly person who is currently on admission in one of the states tertiary institutions and is said to be very ill.
The other 3 confirmed cases have been been transferred to the state isolation centre in Ado-Ekiti, there asymptomatic and are stable.