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Covid-19: Osun records two new cases

By Olawale Oyegbade, The Nigerian Voice, S/W Bureau Chief
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Osun State has recorded two new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the State to 36.

The Osun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, told The Nigerian Voice that the two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC

He disclosed today that the two cases are wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week.

He said "Last night, we received results of 53 samples we sent to the NCDC accredited Testing Centre for evaluation, out of which 2 tested positive and 51 returned negative.

"The 2 positive cases are wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week. They are currently receiving treatment at our Isolation Centre," he said.

Isamotu further revealed that with the development, Osun now has 36 confirmed cases, 10 active cases.