5 more COVID-19 deaths recorded in Edo


Five more COVID19 deaths have been recorded in Edo state bringing the total number of deaths from the viral disease to 24.


The state governor, Godwin Obaseki, disclosed this on his Twitter handle today June 8.


According to the governor, most of the deceased patients are persons above 60 years old. He also disclosed that 13 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the state’s isolation center.

”We have recorded 5 new #COVID19 deaths, bringing the no. of fatalities to 24. 1 of the deaths is at Stella Obasanjo Hospital and 4 at


Most of the deaths are persons above 60 years. Also, 13 patients have been discharged. Please obey safety guidelines and stay safe.” he wrote


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