BREAKING: Covid-19: Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Announces The Sudden Death Of A Coronavirus Patient In The State

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday night, announced the death of a coronavirus patient in the State.

This was contained in a Press statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, on Friday, in Asaba, the State capital.

He stated that the deceased had underlying health issues, and had previously visited Lagos, in the past two weeks, adding that, the patient, with severe symptoms, presented himself quite late to the Hospital in Delta State.

His words: “The Governor said that the symptoms on the patient included difficulty in breathing, which prompted immediate and necessary attention to him by Medical professionals.

“Shortly after the specimen was taken, he passed away. However, his test results came back positive, on Thursday night.

“In order to mitigate against the spread of the virus, we are fast-tracking our contact-tracing, to ensure that all those that came in contact with the deceased patient, are properly isolated and tested immediately”, the statement noted.

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