A private hospital in Delta State has been sealed off by the Delta State Police Command.
The Hospital was where the second case of COVID-19 was first admitted for treatment in the Warri South Local Government Area of the state.
According to the Division Police Officer DPO, a division, Warri, Onyeke Ezekiel, community leaders led the operation to seal off the building on Friday.
According to City Round report, authorities of Warri South Local Government Council sealed off the building where the second case was first admitted for treatment.
“In a somewhat surprising circumstance, the shutdown was greeted with some resistance from residents in the area.
“The storey building housing the clinic also plays host to residential occupants, while the clinic occupies one of the flats.
“The fatal case who is reportedly a pastor of a popular church in Warri, died on Thursday at the DELSUTH Isolation Centre, Oghara after showing extreme symptoms of the novel coronavirus,” a source said.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onovwakpoyega confirmed the news, saying “Yes, it is true. The police sealed off the building because the COVID-19 patient that died on Thursday was first admitted in the hospital. He was a pastor. He was treated there until the case became worst, then he was transferred to Oghara and he died immediately they got there.
“The police went there and discovered that there are still other patients receiving treatment in the hospital. Thus, they sealed off the building.”