Delta State has recorded its third confirmed COVID-19 case.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa confirmed this on his verified Facebook handle.
He said: “We have just confirmed the third case of #COVID19 in Delta State.
“The patient, a male, was diagnosed today (yesterday) in Asaba, our state capital and is currently being managed by our healthcare professionals in one of our isolation centres.
“The patient is currently in a good state and responding to treatment; and we have already begun to track all those that have had contact with him.
“The confirmation of this third case further reinforces our call for social distancing and a lockdown.”