Coronavirus Returns In Ekiti, As State’s Healt Commissioner Confirms 74 New Cases

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Ekiti State has recorded 74 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for health and human services, Dr Oyebanji Filani, in a statement released to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti, said that the new cases were recorded after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

Dr Filani said there was a significant decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and low occupancy in the isolation ccentresbefore the Eid-el-Kabir celebration which occurred early this month.

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The Commissioner appealed to all residents in the state to adhere strictly to the government’s health and social measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Dr Filani noted that vaccination remains the most effective means of curbing the pandemic and encouraged all residents to be vaccinated.

Confirming that 384,730 persons were fully vaccinated in the state, the commissioner disclosed that the state had trained and deployed over 80 mobile vaccination teams and 177 health facility-based teams across the local government areas in the state.

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