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COVID-19 Updates: Osun discharges 2 patients, records 2 new cases

The Government of the State of Osun has announced the recovery and discharge of two more coronavirus patients from its isolation and treatment centre.

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who made this known in a statement on Sunday, said the patients were discharged after testing negative for the virus twice as required by Covid-19 treatment protocol.

Isamotu said the state had also recorded two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 44.

Today, two COVID-19 patients were discharged from our isolation and treatment centre to join their families after they tested negative for the virus. Sadly, we also recorded two new cases bringing the number of active cases in the State to four. Thankfully, they are all stable and responding to treatment.”

The Commissioner further noted that with the discovery of two new cases, the number of active cases in the State stood at four, as at 24th May, 2020.

In total, 34 patients have been successfully treated and discharged from our isolation centres across the State out of the 44 confirmed cases in the State.”

Isamotu then urged residents to continue to abide by the measures put in place by government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

Source: Voice of Nigeria