A  78-year-old male patient have died of Covid 19 complication in Delta  state

The death occurred in the early hours of Wednesday at the Central Hospital, Warri.

State Commissioner for Health Dr. Mordi Ononye in a statement said, the patient was referred from a private hospital in Warri to the COVID-19 Treatment Center, Central Hospital Warri by 2am on Wednesday and was brought in unconscious.

“The patient had been in the private hospital for days before he was referred to the treatment Centre where he died within 3 hours of arrival.”

Ononye said that since the index case of COVID-19 was detected on April 7th, 2020, the state has recorded a total of 28 cases which were from the 425 persons tested so far in the state.