Osun Govt Confirms 2 New COVID-19 Cases In Ile-Ife

The State Government of Osun has disclosed that two more people have tested positive to the pandemic Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the State to 36. A statement on Sunday by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, noted that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre…”
Yusuf
May 3, 2020 5:17 pm

The State Government of Osun has disclosed that two more people have tested positive to the pandemic Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the State to 36.

A statement on Sunday by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, noted that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC last night.

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

“Last night, we received results of 53 samples we sent to the NCDC accredited Testing Centre for evaluation, out of which 2 tested positive and 51 returned negative.

“The 2 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,” he said.

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

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