The Secretary to the Delta State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie,
and the State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu have tested positive for COVID-19.
Both officials, according to the announcement which was made on Sunday morning via the Twitter handle of the State government, were said to have exhibited mild symptoms, and decided to have their samples tested for the Coronavirus.
“They have been moved to an isolation centre, are stable, and responding well to treatment,” the tweet added.
The SSG had been present at the donation of medical equipment by Shell Development Company of Nigeria Limited on June 17, 2020.
“From the very beginning, we took #COVID19 very seriously. With this additional donation, we will be even more aggressive in our contact tracing,” he had said.
Delta State has recorded over 501 confirmed cases of COVID-19
Nigeria currently has a total of 19,808 COVID-19 cases.
In the mean time, the State NCDC officials have concluded plans to test the personal aides to the two government Officials in a bid to curb the spread of the virus.