COVID-19 cases in Edo State have increased to 30 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 5 new cases on Tuesday night.
The state had recorded 3 deaths and discharged 8 patients, according to NCDC official website.
The state governor, Godwin Obaseki had promoted social distancing including relocating public markets to schoolyards where they are co-ordinated to meet the directive.
The governor had also, on Monday launched a digital homeschooling platform with zero data access and free SMS.
The new platform was to enable pupils to learn from resources downloadable from an online database while they are at home during the pandemic.
On April 19, Obaseki announced the prohibition of movement in Edo State from 7 pm to 7 a.m.
Despite the measures, the state seems to be growing in numbers for COVID-19 cases.
So far, the state has an active case of 19.