Ekiti state government has confirmed a suspected case of coronavirus otherwise known as covid-19.

The suspect whose sample has been taken for test was said to have shown a symptom synonymous to the virus.

Addressing newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the commissioner for Health Dr Yahaya Kolade explained that the suspect is a male and 23years of age.

She explained that the suspect had been quarantined pending the outcome of the test result.

Dr Kolade noted that government was planning to get additional one ventilator to make it two in case of possible case.

The commissioner added that the confirmed case of civid-19 is a 42 year indigene of Ekiti state and he is stable at the isolation center in Ado Ekiti.

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