The Ekiti State federal government claims it will speak to Kwara state govt to exchange concepts on the health-related historical past of the individual who died of the underlining complication of COVID -19 in Ekiti, on Wednesday.
This follows the demise of a 75-yr-old female suspected to have died of COVID -19 in one particular of the tertiary hospitals, right after currently being hospitalised upon referral from a well being establishment primarily based in Kwara Point out.
Commissioner for Health and fitness, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade stated this in Ado Ekiti on Thursday when the COVID -19 undertaking power was giving an update on the pandemic.
Yaya-Kolade disclosed that the deceased hailed from Ayedun in Kwara and had been hospitalised at the typical medical center Omu Aran in Kwara, where by she was at first addressed for congesting cardiac failure ahead of referral.
The Commissioner mentioned that nevertheless there wasn’t any COVID- 19 lockdown in Kwara state, but clarified that the concern of get hold of tracing is quite vital underneath the existing circumstance.
“After they suspected COVID- 19 in the deceased, she was referred to Federal Teaching Healthcare facility,Ido Ekiti on May 14. She was addressed for two days in isolation ahead of the condition was educated and a specimen was gathered which final result came on May 20 and sadly the female died on May well 19.
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“We have been equipped to create that the deceased arrived from Ayedun in Kwara and she was not infected in this article in Ekiti”.
“As of now, Ekiti has no dilemma, the only dilemma we have is the folks coming or sneaking into Ekiti and only two fatalities have been recorded”.
The Commissioner explained the point out has not recorded an upsurge of victims that would warrant the introduction of property isolation process adopted by the Lagos Condition government.