Governor Oyetola of Osun: two coronavirus cases confirmed

By Victor Adeoti/Osogbo

Osun state said it has recorded two new cases of coronavirus. They were the wife and son of a patient in Ile-ife, who died last week.

Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu said that the new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night.

“Last night, we received results of 53 samples we sent to the NCDC-accredited testing centre for evaluation.

“Out of them, two tested positive and 51 returned negative.

“The two positive cases are wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week.

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“They are currently receiving treatment at our isolation centre,” he said.

With the development, Isamotu said that the state now has 36 confirmed cases.

Out of the 36 cases, 22 had been discharged, while three died.