Edo State’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was on March 27th, 2020. The index case was the Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Frank Okiye. This prompted the State Government to order a partial lock down in the state. The Order included banning of gatherings involving more than 20 persons, closure of schools and markets.
Despite measures put in place by the State Government, the confirmed cases still soared. This prompted the State Government to impose a dusk till dawn curfew on April 19th, 2020.
The graph below shows the daily trend as at May 23, 2020.
The graph shows Edo recorded its peak of new CASES on May 23, 2020 while a peak for DISCHARGED cases was achieved on May 23.
The DEATH cases is predominantly flat as the state has recorded an average of 0.1 deaths per day since its index case.
The cumulative trend as at May 23, 2020 shows the state is yet to flatten the infection curve as the curve rises in most of the days.
The ACTIVE cases attained a May 23rd due to a peak of NEW CASES
The DEATH cases are still within single digits and about 3% of the Confirmed cases were fatal.
EDO COVID-19 LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISTRIBUTION
The confirmed cases as at May 22, 2020 spread across 15 Local Government Areas in the state with Oredo LGA having the most cases.
EDO COVID-19 LGA SPREAD
|Ovia North East||18|
|Esan North East||5|
|Esan South East||1|
|Ovia South West||1|