A corps member has tested positive for Coronavirus in Ondo state.
The Corps member had contact with the index case in the state.
Ondo’s index case, a military officer, was said to have brought the virus from India. He has since been isolated and undergoing treatment.
The state COVID-19 team immediately isolated 11 persons including the immediate family of index case and conducted test on them.
The state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, confirmed on his verified Twitter handle on Monday that the recent case who works at the medical facility at the Owena military cantonment, got the virus from the index case.
The Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, has also confirmed the development, saying the third case got the virus while caring for the first case.
“The third positive case in Ondo is a Medical Doctor; he is a Youth Corp member attached to the Army Clinic at the Barracks and had attended to the first index case while he was under observation,” Mr Ojogo said.
“Mr. Governor will tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon, address the people of the state on further details in respect of this case and provide deeper insights.”