The Ondo State Government has announced the death of one coronavirus patient in the state.
The development was revealed by the Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, while briefing newsmen, he noted that the death was the first in the state.
The Commissioner added that the patient died in the early hours of Monday at the Infectious Disease Hospital on Igbatoro Road in Akure, the state capital.
Adegbenro further stated that the state currently has 15 cases of coronavirus, while six persons has tested negative and have been discharged from the Isolation centre while 8 others are under treatment.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that another 248 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the number of cases in the country as of Sunday night to 4,399.