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Osun discharges four COVID-19 patients, records one new case

The Osun State Government on Wednesday confirmed the discharge of four COVID-19 patients from its treatment and Isolation centres.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, noting that the four patients were discharged from the state isolation centres in Osogbo and Ile-Ife adding that the state has recorded one new case of the disease.

He noted that the story of the recovery of one of the patients with an underlying ailment provides yet another glimmer of hope that being infected with the virus is not a death sentence.

He further revealed that the detection of the additional new case has brought the number of active cases in the state to six as at Wednesday, June 10th, 2020, following the discharge of four patients.

His words: “We have recorded one new case bringing the number of active cases in the state to six. The patient contracted the virus from a previously confirmed case. But the good news also is that we also treated and discharged four patients as well.

“Out of the 50 cases confirmed in the State since the outbreak of the Virus, the state had successfully treated and discharged 40 patients while four deaths were equally recorded.

“As at today, we have recorded a total of 50 confirmed cases out of which 40 patients had been successfully treated and subsequently discharged from our facilities, leaving us with six active cases while four deaths were unfortunately recorded”, Isamotu disclosed.

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