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Ekiti records second case of COVID-19

Ekiti State Wednesday recorded its second case of coronavirus just 24 hours after the state’s index case was discharged.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Folake Olomojobi, who confirmed the development to journalists, however, did not disclose the location of the patient.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had disclosed early Wednesday that one of the freshly discovered cases of the disease was from Ekiti.

The centre said on its Twitter handle that nine cases were recorded in Osun State, two in Edo and one in Ekiti.

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It said: “As at 12:30 p.m. 1st April there are 151 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.

“Nine have been discharged while two deaths have been recorded.”

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