Youth corper infected with COVID-19 in Ondo

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A Nigerian Youth Service Corps member in Ondo State has tested positive to COVID-19. The corps member, whose identity has not been revealed, has contracted the disease from the index case.

THE DAILY VENDOR learnt that the corps member was a medical doctor, having his primary assignment, at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment, and reportedly had contacted with the index case.

Confirming the development in a statement, Tuesday morning, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Donald Ojogo, said the third victim was a corps member and medical doctor.

He said, ” The third positive case in Ondo State 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. Governor will today at noon, address the people of the state on further details in respect of this case and provide deeper insights.”

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