Delta Commissioner of Health, Mordi Ononye, has said a two-month-old baby is among the 77 active cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Addressing a press conference on Friday, Ononye said 13 health workers have tested positive for the disease in the state.
The commissioner added tgat the health workers contracted the disease while attending to positive cases in different parts of the state.
He added that 31 patients have been discharged and eight deaths have been recorded.
“We have recorded eight deaths which are about seven percent case fatality rate and conducted 850 tests, with a total of 7,708 calls on our hotlines.
“We have investigated 850 suspects and at present, 13 health workers have been infected.
“No one should doubt that COVID-19 is real. There are confirmed cases in 13 local government areas of the state and 66 percent of those affected are males while 34 percent are females, with a bed occupancy rate of 48 percent.”