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How Edo Recorded 234 New Cases In Second Wave



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Edo has recorded 234 new cases in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic officials of the state govenrment disclosed on Tuesday.

Five deaths have also been recorded since the second wave from December 1 to date. In the period there have also been 113 recoveries, the State Incident Manager on COVID-19, Dr. Andrew Obi said in a statement in Benin on Tuesday.

According to Obi, the state recorded 234 cases with 121 active cases since December 1, when the government started tracking the second wave of the pandemic.

“At that time, the government had recorded a fatality rate of two per cent and a case positivity rate of 23.1 per cent.

Noting that Edo recorded 234 new cases in the second wave since December 1, 2020, he admonished residents of the city “to take the second wave of the pandemic seriously”.

“The rate of positive cases since the start of the year is worrisome.

“Since January 1, we have recorded 46 positive cases. This is alarming.

“People must take personal responsibility to halt the spread of the pandemic.

“It is important to observe the safety protocols so as to protect yourself and your loved ones from the virus,” Obi said. (NAN)

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