JUST IN: Manager Of Demolished Hotel, 26 Others Test Positive For Covid-19 In Rivers
1 month ago Victor Adeola 0
Rivers State Government has confirmed 27 new cases of Coronavirus from the list of 313 cases announced by the Nigeria Center for Disease control (NCDC).
The Manager of demolished Prodest Hotel, Eleme, listed among the 27 new cases in the Oil rich state.
Recall that Governor Wike demolished two hotels in the State two weeks ago over failure to adhere to the Lockdown guidance and rule as contained in the Executive order on Covid-19 signed by the Governor.
Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim, who made the disclosure Sunday evening said the development validates the State Government’s proactive fight against COVID-19.
The COVID-19 Taskforce members from the Local Government who went to enforce the Executive Order were brutalized and dehumanised leading to the death of one of them.”
The new cases has taken Nigeria confirmed cases according to NCDC to 7,839 with 2,263 discharged so far and 226 death in total.