Osun State government has announced the recovery and discharge of eight COVID-19 patients, including two children, from its isolation centre. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement, said that the state had not recorded any new case in the last 24 hours but is awaiting test result of one sample sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) accredited testing centre. He said with the recovery and discharge of the patients, the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state had dropped from 10 to 2.
“Today, we discharged eight patients who have tested negative twice for the Coronavirus from our isolation centre, comprising three males and five females, including two children of ages two and five years.
“No new case has been recorded in the state in the last 24 hours, though we await a test result of a sample from the NCDC accredited testing centre; African Centre of Excellence in Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Ede,” the commissioner said.