Nigeria

Osun records four new coronavirus cases

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun State has recorded four new cases of coronavirus and discharged eleven other patients, following their recovery.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, disclosed this in a statement titled: ‘COVID-19 Update: Osun records 4 new cases, discharges 11,’ made available to newsmen on Sunday.

According to him, the discharged patients were treated at the State’s Treatment and Isolation Centres.

Appealing to residents to always observe all precautionary measures laid down by the state against the spread of the virus, Isamotu said the new cases were contacts of previous cases.

He said, “with the latest development, the number of confirmed cases in the State, as at July 19 stand at 339 with 175 active cases.

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“The state has successfully treated and discharged 156 patients, while eight deaths have so far been recorded in the State.”

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Osun records two new coronavirus cases

Osun State has recorded two new cases of coronavirus and discharged two other patients.

Osun State has recorded two new cases of coronavirus and discharged two other patients.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, in a statement, explained that with the discovery of two new cases, the number of active cases in the state has risen to four, as of May 24.

The statement read, “Today (Sunday), two COVID-19 patients were discharged from our isolation and treatment centre to join their families after they tested negative for the virus.

“Sadly, we also recorded two new cases, bringing the number of active cases in the state to four. Thankfully, they are all stable and responding to treatment.

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“In total, 34 patients have been successfully treated and discharged from our isolation centres across the state out of the 44 confirmed cases in the state.”

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Osun records two new coronavirus cases

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun State has recorded two new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 36.

The Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday, noted that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, (NCDC) last night.

He dislcosed that the two cases were wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week.

“Last night, we received results of 53 samples that we sent to the NCDC-accredited Testing Centre for evaluation, out of which two tested positive and 51 returned negative.

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“The two positive cases are wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week. They are currently receiving treatment at our Isolation Centre,” Isamotu said.

He further revealed that with the development, Osun now has 36 confirmed cases with 10 active cases.

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