Three gamers on the ongoing Betsy Obaseki Girls Soccer match in Edo State have examined constructive to COVID-19. They have been among the many 14 instances throughout the previous 24 hours.
Spouse of the governor, Betsy Obaseki, declared the maiden match opened on Monday night on the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin Metropolis.
Everlasting Secretary Edo State Ministry of Well being, Dr. Osamwonyi Irowa, stated this whereas addressing journalists throughout the day by day briefing on COVID-19 on the Authorities Home on Wednesday in Benin Metropolis.
He stated three deaths and 16 recoveries have been recorded along with 394 samples that have been collected for laboratory check throughout the identical interval.
Head of the state’s COVID-19 case administration, Dr. Ebomwonyi Osagie, additionally affirmed the instances on the athletes who examined constructive to COVID-19.
“On the Betsy Obaseki match, all of the athletes had been screened. The quantity we noticed when it comes to the check we noticed inside 24 hours included three individuals who’re athletes within the ongoing match. So, we screened all of them earlier than they entered the sphere of play.
“On the stadium there now we have vaccination workforce and for all those that are but to be vaccinated, attempt to do the needful,” he stated.
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