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Coronavirus: Osun Records 10 New Cases

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The Osun Government says 10 new cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in the state, making the total number of infections in the state, 116.

CoronavirusState Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, disclosed this on Sunday in Osogbo, where he stated that the new cases were from contact tracing of confirmed cases in Osogbo and Ilesa.

“With the latest development, the number of our active cases as at today, Sunday, June 28, is 64.

“We have 116 confirmed cases, out of which the state has successfully treated and discharged 47 patients and five deaths recorded.”

He also advised residents about peddling false information and rumors regarding the coronavirus.

“When our health workers in Osun contracted the virus, we reported it. We treated them and they are now back to their beats.

“To the best of my knowledge, we do not have any fresh case or cases in any of our hospitals.

“The only case we had in one of our hospitals was that of a patient who later died, even before his result came out.

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“Immediately after the incident, we decontaminated the hospital and the hospital management continued with their operations thereafter.

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“So, I don’t know where the false information about two new cases emanated from. But, wherever it came from, I say emphatically that it is false.

“We must collectively join hands with the government to contain the spread of the virus.

“Spreading false information will not aid our fight against the spread of the virus.”Osun StatePhoto Credit: Twitter

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