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COVID-19 : Unconscious 3rd patient in Ekiti stabilises, 70 isolated – Health Commissioner

Priscilla Ofunre, Ado-Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government has revealed that the 29- year-old woman, who was tested positive for Coronavirus, last Friday, is gradually stabilising and responding to treatment.

Governor Kayode Fayemi, while breaking the news, said the woman, who was an health officer in Lagos State, but sneaked into Ekiti STate, went into coma after being operated upon at a private clinic during labour.

Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, the Health Commissioner, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said the patient was gradually coming out of coma.

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“The news of the third case was broken by Mr. governor, on Saturday. She went into Coma before being referred to a teaching hospital. I want to tell you that she is improving.

“As of now, she is stabilising and responding to treatment.”

Yaya-Kolade said about 73 people that had contacts with the patient had been identified through aggressive contact tracing that was done by government.