Kwara State Government has announced additional 3 cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Kayode Alabi who is also the Chairman, COVID-19 Committee disclosed this at a Press briefing in Ilorin.
He explained that one of the new cases was imported from other states, while the other two are contacts from previous cases in the state.
Mr Kayode said in order to prevent more imported cases, the state government has deployed military personnel to man borders of the state, while police and other security agencies maintain their hold internally.
He also said that the Governor has approved special allowances for all healthcare workers attending to COVID-19 cases in the state.
The Deputy Governor added that mass distribution of over 40,000 face masks and sanitisers to markets, bus parks and transporters, hospitals, has started, as the distribution continue, after more production of the products.
The additional cases brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 14.