COVID-19: 75-year-old woman dies of in Ekiti

A COVID-19 Isolation Center in Ekiti State has recorded the death of a 75-year-old The PUNCH reports.

This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday.

The numbers for Ekiti State in terms of deaths has increased to two in the past few weeks.

“We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control-accredited laboratory for testing returned positive of the #COVID-19 virus infection.

“The new positive case, a 75-year-old female, has died from complications of the virus,” it tweeted.

Recall that the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that 284 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Ekiti and 12 other states.

NCDC said, “Two hundred and eighty-four (284) confirmed cases were reported in the last 24 hours in thirteen (13) states – Lagos (199), Rivers (26), Oyo (19), Borno (8), FCT (8), Plateau (7), Jigawa (6), Kano (5), Abia (2), Delta (1), Ekiti (1), Kwara (1) and Taraba (1).

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