By G9ija

About 17 corps members deplored to Edo State who showed symptoms of the dreaded COVID-19 have been admitted to the Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Edo State for treatment, the Chief Medical Director, Dr Osagie Ebomwonyi has disclosed.

Ebomwonyi who spoke in the company of Governor Godwin Obaseki during an inspection tour of the State’s infectious disease isolation centre at the hospital in Benin conceded that even though the confirmed cases are unvaccinated, they are undertaking studies and analysis to find out if there is Delta variant in the state.

A personal assistant to Edo state coordinator of the youth scheme, Mr Ozeto Waheed who confirmed the disease said that the 17 corps members serving in the state are currently receiving treatment, noting that they were mobilized to serve in the state