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Two COVID-19 Patients Flee Oyo State Isolation Centre

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Two patients have flee from the isolation centre on Wednesday.

Two COVID-19 Patients Flee Oyo State Isolation Centre
Two COVID-19 Patients Flee Oyo State Isolation Centre

The Governor, who said no fewer than 975 samples have been collected so far in the state, added the escape of the duo to a yet-to-be identified place brings the number of active cases in the state to 31 instead of 33.

Makinde spoke while giving an update of the State Covid-19 Task Force in a series of tweet on his Twitter handle.

According to the Governor, out of the 31 active cases, ten patients are self-isolating while twenty-one cases are being managed at the isolation centres in the State.

Out of those been managed in the state, one case is at the University College Hospital, Ibadan while twenty are receiving treatment at the State Infectious Disease Centre in Olodo.

He noted further 19 of the 20 cases at Olodo are asymptomatic while the last person has anosmia (loss of smell).

The tweet reads: “We have received more results from pending Covid-19 confirmation tests. The result of one suspected case came back Positive on 03/05/2020. The person is based in Ibadan.

“The results of five suspected cases came back positive on 04/05/2020. Four of these five cases are immigrants and the last person is an Oyo State resident.

“The results of five suspected cases came back positive on 05/05/2020. Four of these five cases are travellers from the Northern part of Nigeria and the last one is an Oyo State resident.

“Of the 33 active cases being managed by the state, two have absconded, possibly to their permanent places of residence. This brings the number of active cases in Oyo State to 31.

“Ten cases are self-isolating while twenty-one cases are being managed in the isolation centres in Oyo State; one at the University College Hospital, Ibadan & twenty in Olodo. Nineteen of these twenty cases at Olodo are asymptomatic & the last person has anosmia (loss of smell)

“A total of 975 samples have so far, been collected and are being processed.

“Please call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, if you find travellers from other states arriving in your neighbourhood.”

Adelowo Adegboyega
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