COVID-19 2nd wave: Edo records 59 new cases, 32 recoveries
The State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, disclosed this on Tuesday during a virtual meeting of the State COVID-19 Taskforce, chaired by the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki.
The Incident Manager also reiterated the need for residents to be cautious and observe all safety and health protocols against the spread of COVID-19, amid daily rise in number of confirmed cases in the state.
Obi noted, “Edo State, in the last 24 hours, recorded 59 new cases of coronavirus, 32 recoveries with 862 active cases who are currently receiving treatment at various isolation and treatment centres in the state.”
Urging citizens to take responsibility to limit the spread of the virus and remain healthy, the Incident Manager noted that the second wave of COVID-19 has been very challenging, as all indices including case positivity and death rates have been significantly higher when compared with the first wave.
While reaffirming the government’s commitment to containing the pandemic and protecting Edo people, Obi charged residents with any COVID-19 symptoms to