The Ekiti State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General,Wale Fapohunda and eight others have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the State to 113 and two deaths.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), who announced on Sunday night, on its official Twitter account, saying, nine cases recorded in Ekiti.
For these nine new cases, the total number of confirmed cases in Ekiti State to 113, of which 64 are active, 47 discharged, and two (2) deaths.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Ekiti State, Wale Fapohunda, confirmed that he had tested positive for the COVID-19
Fapohunda disclosed this on Sunday via Twitter.
The Commissioner also noted that he has gone into self-isolation and has delegated the duties of his office accordingly.
“The result of my second COVID-19 test came out positive today. In line with the established protocols, I have commenced a period of self-isolation.
“In my absence, all state legal matters should be referred to the Solicitor-General of the State,” the Commissioner said.
This comes a week after the state Governor, Kayode Fayemi, was infected by COVID-19.