The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu made it known that no member of The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is infected with Coronavirus, contrary to some online reports about the reported case in the state.
The Governor, in a tweet on his Twitter account on Tuesday, said that the victim was an ex-copse member that served at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, and had contact with the index case.
“Important Clarification on the 3rd COVID-19 case in Ondo, he said.
“As stated online the infected person is not an official Corps member.
“The Infected ex-corps member served in the barrack and got retained.
“As it is typical for all cases, all procedures for contact tracing have been activated with those closest to the new case kept in isolation for observation.
NCDC, on Monday confirmed 20 new cases of coronavirus across the country.
Out of the 20 cases recorded, Ondo state has 1.