The wife of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has tested positive for Coronavirus on Thursday.
This is coming barely two days after her husband was confirmed to have contracted the virus and had embarked on self isolation.
Also, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Ondo state’s University of Medical Sciences, UNIMED, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
In a statement by Adeeyo Babatunde on behalf of the Chief Medical Director, reads ”this is to inform the members of staff of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital and the general public that the Chief Medical Director was positive to COVID-19 test conducted on him after he exhibited symptoms relating to coronavirus disease.
“However, the CMD is currently being treated and he is responding to the treatment positively.
“All members of staff of the Teaching Hospital and the general public are hereby advised to go about their normal duties and continue to observe universal precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic, as we also wish the CMD quick recovery”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner for Health in the state, Wahab Adegbenro, died of the virus on Thursday with public holiday been declared to mourn his demise.