The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade announced on Monday that two children were among the four persons who tested positive to coronavirus in the state over the weekend.
The children are among the four contacts of the 45-year-old medical doctor who contracted the disease from a patient, who is now dead, that he conducted surgery on.
Yaya-Kolade, made this known in Ado Ekiti while giving an update on COVID-19 situation in the state, said, “In the four new cases, there are two children of ages 10 and nine who must have contracted it through the 45-year old doctor, who was the only active case in the state before the new cases.
“They are all in the state isolation centre. They are responding, doing well, stable and in high spirit.”
The Commissioner also assured the citizens that they have begin contact tracing adding that samples are being taken and results would soon be disclosed as soon as it is available.
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