Akeredolu may declare total lockdown again in Ondo as COVID-19 cases hit 12 in Four days.


Ondo state has recorded 12 cases of COVID-19 within four days. 

Two new cases were discovered over the night in the latest figures released by NIgeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

In view of this, the state government may likely declare total lockdown in the state following the rising cases of COVID-19.

Already, over 160 persons who might have come in contact with two new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state are currently being traced.

The state has recorded four deaths and discharged 21 patients cases while eight patients are currently receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital.

 Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Special duties and Strategies, Dr Doyin Odebowale, gave this hint in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state while monitoring Jumat services in mosques across Owo town.

He noted that in most of the several mosques visited, it was noticed that social distancing was not thoroughly observed while worshippers without nose masks were not allowed entry.