By Cypher Drizzle Kwaku –

The Delta State House of Assembly Member, Representing Ughelli North 2 Hon Eric Oharisi has tested positive to the Coronavirus. Oharisi is the first Confirmed case of Coronavirus in Delta state.

The first Case of Coronavirus was confirmed by the State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.   He said, ” This evening, a patient in Delta State tested positive for the #COVID19 virus. This index case is already receiving the necessary treatment at one of our isolation centers.  Tomorrow morning, I will be addressing our citizens on developments surrounding this case.

Again, I ask that you all remain calm at this time and continue to adhere to the precautionary measures and isolation directives that we have put in place to keep you and your families safe. I have no doubt whatsoever that we will all get through this together.

Recall that An additional sixteen new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, two in the FCT, two in Oyo, one in Delta, and one in Katsina, according to the latest data from Nigeria Center for Disease Control. This brings the total number of cases in Nigeria to 254.

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