Ondo State has Friday recorded another COVID-19 case, making it the second.
Earlier, a soldier that returned from an official assignment in India was tested positive to COVID-19.
The Army officer has since been isolated and receiving treatment while 11 persons are currently under watch.
Ondo Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, who confirmed the second case Friday evening said the patient has been on admission since Thursday.
“Yes, I can confirm the person was discovered in Akure here. He has been on admission since yesterday (Thursday).
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“The patient has been transferred to the state Infectious Disease Hospital, along Igbatoro road, Akure and he has been responding to treatment.
“I appeal to the people of the state to always adhere strictly to all the directives of the government on the preventive measures, which include regular handwashing, staying away from large gathering among others,” Adegbenro said.