A nursing mother who ran away after testing positive for coronavirus has been declared wanted in Edo state.
Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared wanted a nursing mother, Mrs. Amaka Okoro, for fleeing after testing positive for COVID-19 in the state.
He also extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew, which started on April 19, between 7 pm and 6 am throughout Edo state for another fourteen days.
He however, said the curfew will now from 8 pm to 6 am in line with the directive of the Federal Government to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Obaseki, through his verified Twitter handle: @governorobaseki, said:
“One Mrs. Amaka Okoro, who tested positive for #COVID-19, is wanted for treatment. She is a nursing mother, who has a baby that is already coughing.
“She (Mrs. Amaka Okoro) lives at No. 2, Atoe Idubor Street, Off 2nd Ugbor, Benin City. She has been unreachable since her results returned positive.”