Lassa fever has recorded more fatalities than the much pronounced  coronavirus disease in Ondo State, as the disease killed 80 persons in  the state since January 2020.
According to the figures given by The State Acting Commissioner For  Health, Dr. Jibayo Adeyeye, COVID-19 deaths from the disease also  stand at 31.
Adeyeye who gave the figures in Ondo town while hosting a team from the  National Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) at the University Of  Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, disclosed that less than two per  cent of COVID-19 patients in the state died, while 27 per cent of  those infected with Lassa fever lost their lives.

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