Osun State Records Death, Announces Highest COVID-19 Cases Ever

The Osun State Government, on Wednesday, announced the discovery of 37 new COVID-19 cases.

This is the highest number of confirmed cases the State has recorded in 24 hours, making the active cases 172.

The state recorded the death of one the COVID-19 patients on Wednesday,

Similarly, the State confirmed the discharge of four patients from its Treatment and Isolation Centre.

These were disclosed by the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, in a statement.

Dr. Isamotu 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.

He also added that with the latest development, the number of confirmed cases in the state, as at July 15, is 318, with 172 active cases.

According to him, the State has successfully treated and discharged 138 patients, while eight deaths have so far been recorded in the State.

In a related development, Prof Peter Olaitan, acting CMD LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, has been named the new incident manager of Covid-19 Technical committee.

He takes over from the previous manager who according to the information made available to journalists has been given another assignment.

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