The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Saturday, disclosed that the state had recorded a third case of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The governor said in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika that the sample of the case which was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo, for testing returned as positive.
He said the patient is already receiving attention in one of the facilities designated for COVID-19 cases adding that the patient is in a stable condition as well as responding to treatment from team of medical professionals.
The governor urged Deltans, especially Christians to worship from home as the lockdown order is still in force. He thanked Deltans for their support so far urging them to continue to obey relevant instructions as it has become apparent that the virus is spreading in the state.
The state government he noted will continue to partner the Federal Government on effective implementation of its regulations on measures to curtail further spread of the virus in the state and the country.