Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti
The Ekiti State Government on Thursday said a 75-year-old woman whose sample was sent to the NCDC laboratory earlier has died from complications of the virus.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state to two.
‘We can confirm that one (1) of the samples sent to the NCDC accredited laboratory for testing returned positive of the COVID-19 virus infection,’ the government tweeted.
‘The new positive case, a 75 -year-old female, has died from complications of the virus.
‘As at 3:30 pm on May 21, there are five (5) active cases of COVID-19 in Ekiti State.
‘That brings us to a total of