A pastor who went to pray for COVID-19 patient in River state, has reportedly contracted the disease.
The patient was said to have later died, and two of her children also contracted the disease.
This was disclosed in the early hours of today by the State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike.
He explained that the State has recorded 13 cases with two deaths. Wike equally declared wearing of face-masks in public places have become mandatory across Rivers.
He said: “The wearing of face mask in all public places is now compulsory throughout the state.”
“The State Security Council will meet in the next 24 hours to consider and approve necessary mitigating measures for commuters, including the deployment of government buses to shuttle designated public places.”