Community reporting and strict boarder surveillance are major actions that will reduce spread of covid-19 in Ekiti state which has recorded five new cases.
This was the submission of the commissioner for health and human services Dr. Mojisola Yaya -Kolade while giving an update by the state Covid-19 task-force.
According to our reporter Olugbolade Cole who was at the briefing Dr.Yaya-Kolade explained that the new cases are the primary contacts of the deceased 71 year old woman who came from Omu Aran General Hospital in kwara state after conducting 53 contact tracing.
She said two out of the five cases are Health workers who attended to her while the remaining three are patients who shared same ward with the woman.
She however said the former two cases have been discharged after their tests came back negative.
She said the fumigation of the government isolation centre has commenced.
The commissioner reiterated that the boarders remain shut and urged all and sundry to be vigilant and report any one they suspect to have sneaked into the state.