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Edo records 113 recoveries, five deaths from COVID-19 2nd wave – Official


The State Incident Manager on COVID-19, Dr. Andrew Obi, disclosed this in a statement in Benin on Tuesday.
According to Obi, the state recorded 234 cases with 121 active cases since December 1, when the government started tracking the second wave of the pandemic.

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“At that time, the government had recorded a fatality rate of two percent and a case positivity rate of 23.1 percent.
He admonished residents of the city “to take the second wave of the pandemic seriously”.

“The rate of positive cases since the start of the year is worrisome.

“Since January 1, we have recorded 46 positive cases. This is alarming.

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“People must take personal responsibility to halt the spread of the pandemic.

“It is important to observe the safety protocols so as to protect yourself and your loved ones from the virus,” Obi said.