COVID-19 Updates: Osun Records Three More Cases

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Updated May 13, 2020
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, addressing residents of the state on the index case of COVID-19 recorded on March 25, 2020. Credit:@GboyegaOyetola


Osun State has recorded three additional cases of the novel Coronavirus, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Isamotu disclosed that the three new patients are contacts of previously confirmed cases in the State. He added that the new cases had increased the tally of active cases in the State to seven.

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“Samples of the new cases were taken during the contact tracing we embarked upon and sent for confirmation test at the NCDC accredited testing centre in Ede. The results of their samples came back positive this afternoon.

“The detection of the three cases brings to seven the number of active COVID-19 cases we have in Osun, as at 13 May 2020. The three new cases have been admitted at our Isolation and treatment centre,” he added.