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Delta State Records 1st Coronavirus Death, Records 2nd Case

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed the second Coronavirus case which doubles as the first COVID-19 death recorded in the state.
Ifeanyi Okowa took to his official Twitter handle to pass the announcement, noting that the patient reported to the health facilities too late. It was learnt that the patient was a 57 year old Warri-based pastor whose church is located in popular area of the city. He was said to have been hospitalised at a popular private hospital in Warri where he spent several days before being moved to Oghara where he breathed his last.Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Announces 1st Coronavirus DeathGovernor Ifeanyi Okowa confirmed that the patient had underlying health challenges which complicated his situation and had visited Lagos in the past two weeks. He added that the state has moved swiftly into tracing all those who might have come in contact with the deceased after the result came positive after his demise.
Ifeanyi Okowa further enjoined the citizens to work together with the government in the fight against Coronavirus by reporting cases and symptoms to the authorities as soon as possible in the stead of keeping it away.Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Announces 1st Coronavirus Death
I have just been informed of another case of #COVID19 in Delta State. The individual in question, had underlying health issues and had visited Lagos State in the past two weeks. The patient presented himself late to one of our hospitals with severe symptoms. These symptoms included difficulty in breathing. He was immediately given the necessary attention by healthcare professionals. Shortly after the specimen was taken, he passed away. However, his test results came back positive today.
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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. Again, it is important that as we work to protect the citizens and residents of our state, families and friends of individuals that are exhibiting the primary symptoms of the #COVID19 virus, do not keep it from the authorities. If you see something; say something. I will continue to keep you all informed of any new developments“, he tweeted.Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Announces 1st Coronavirus Death
Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa Announces 1st Coronavirus Death
Ifeanyi Okowa enjoins citizens to report cases as soon as possible
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