22 new COVID-19 Cases has just been discovered by the Government of the state of Osun.
This is coming barely 24 hours after 17 new cases were discovered. In a press statement, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu who is the state’s Commissioner for Health has threatened that the government might be forced to implement another lockdown in the state if citizens of the state continues to break the lockdown relaxation guidelines.
It was revealed that 11 of the new cases were from the ongoing contact tracing with Ede, while the remaining are from previous cases within the state’s capital, Osogbo.
According to Dr. Isamotu :
“On Thursday, we announced the discovery of 17 new cases in our dear State. Sadly, today again, we have 22 new cases. Considering where we are coming from, this is worrisome. We must, therefore, take responsibility. The battle against Coronavirus is not over yet.
“The virus is still very much with us. We must observe precautionary measures if we must avoid community transmission.
“With the latest development, the number of our active cases as at today, Friday, June 26, is 54. We have 106 confirmed cases, out of which the State has successfully treated and discharged 47 patients while five deaths have been recorded,”