Ondo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus.
This is coming 48 hours after the state government ordered closure of all its borders.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu confirmed this on his twitter handle on Friday night.
Akeredolu said the infected person has been placed under isolation and would be monitored closely.
He said he has activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts.
According to him, “We have just received confirmation of our first positive COVIDー19 case in Ondo State this evening.
“The infected person is currently under isolation and will be monitored. We have activated all necessary protocol to locate all contacts and will be working closely with the NCDC
“The infected is in very stable condition and we ask for calm from all in Ondo State.
“We are on top of this and ask that our citizens continue to follow all preventive measures to ensure they remain safe.”