The Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Kayode Alabi, and his wife, have contracted the coronavirus.
The information was let out by Rafiu Ajakaye, chief press secretary to the governor. He however said the couple are in high spirits and under intensive care.
A statement released from the Governor’s office read thus: “Yesterday August 3rd, 2020, His Excellency the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara State Technical Committee Kayode Alabi and his wife, Her Excellency Mrs Abieyuwa Alabi, underwent COVID-19 test after they showed slight symptoms of the virus’.
“The results of their test came out positive. They are however very stable and in high spirit, and are now undergoing standard management protocols supervised by the government’s medical team”.
“Immediate contact tracing and tests, among other safety protocols, are being done for persons who have met with the couple in the past few days”.
“The government wishes them and all others quick recovery.”
The deputy governor however warned all and sundry that the corona virus is real and presents danger that requires serious caution.
A total of 786 cases have been confirmed in the state; 258 patients have been discharged while 21 persons have lost their lives to the disease in the state.