Just In: Pastor Dies Of Covid19 in Delta State.


A 57-year-old Pastor in Delta State has reportedly died of coronavirus as confirmed by the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa.

This brings the total of number of covid19 related deaths in the state to 2.

He was said to be a Warri-based pastor with his church located in popular area of the city. The deceased, before being moved to Oghara where he subsequently died, was hospitalised at a popular private hospital in Warri where he spent several days.

The Governor disclosed on Thursday evening in a post on his verified Twitter handle, saying the deceased who confirmed to have tested positive to the pandemic had underlying health challenges.

He said the case who had visited Lagos in the past two weeks reported to one of the health facilities in the state very late.

Okowa said, “I have just been informed of another case of #COVID19 in Delta State. The individual in question, had underlying health issues and had visited Lagos State in the past two weeks.

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