No Delta Variant of COVID-19 in Ogun state ― Commissioner

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No Delta Variant of COVID-19 in Ogun state ― Commissioner

Tomi Coker
Tomi Coker

The Ogun State Government says there is no confirmed cases of the Delta Variant of COVID-19 in the state.

The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, in a statement on Thursday, said that the state had yet to record the new variant of COVID-19 as being reported.

Coker noted that the 15 cases earlier reported in the isolation centres in the state were mistaken for the new variant of the virus.

“The new reported cases in the state are not the new variant of the virus.

“According to the commissioner,  although some states have recorded the new variant of the virus, there but there no confirmed cases of it in the state till date.

“Coker stressed the need for residents to adhere to all the non-pharmacological guidelines of wearing face masks, proper and frequent handwashing, use of hand sanitiser and maintaining a physical distance,” she said.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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