Ekiti State has recorded its first death from the COVID-19 infection.

#Covid19: Ekiti State Records First Death Case

Ekiti State has recorded its first death from the COVID-19 infection.



Ekiti State has recorded its first death from the COVID-19 infection.





This was confirmed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yahaya-Kolade at a press briefing on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

She explained that the deceased was a 29-year-old pregnant community health worker, who beat the curfew in operation to arrive at the state from Lagos close to her delivery date. Dr Yahaya-Kolade further added that the patient went through a cesarean section for delivery at a private hospital in the state, adding that she suffered a cardiac arrest and was referred to a Federal Teaching Hospital where she died this morning.