Osun records 18 new COVID-19 cases, discharges 13
The Osun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, on Tuesday, announced 18 new cases of COVID-19 in the State.
The state also discharged 13 patients from its Isolation Centre.
According to him, the new cases in the state were contacts from previous cases.
The number of confirmed cases in the state, as at July 14, is 281, with 140 active cases, Isamotu added.
The commissioner appealed to citizens and residents of the state to “always observe all the precautionary measures laid down by the State against the spread of the virus.”
“We have successfully treated and discharged 134 patients, while seven deaths have so far been recorded in the state,” he said.
“With the latest development, the number of confirmed cases in the State, as at (of) July 14, is 281 with 140 active cases.
“The state has successfully treated and discharged 134 patients, while seven deaths have so far been recorded in the state,” the official said.
Meanwhile, the state has also relaxed the total lockdown earlier imposed on four local governments to check the spread of the pandemic.