The Team Leader, Edo State COVID-19 Task Force, Dr Ebomwonyi Osagie, on Monday, disclosed that the state has recorded seven COVID-19 related deaths recently.
Dr Ebomwoyi, who addressed journalists in Benin on the fight against the spread of the virus, said 228 new cases have been recorded in the state.
â€œThe deaths recorded so far are unvaccinated persons. If they had been vaccinated, they may have survived.
â€œWe have collected 1,1426 samples in this third wave out of which 228 are positive cases, 19 recoveries and seven deaths representing 15. 9 per cent.â€