Two COVID-19 Patients Flee Isolation Centre in Oyo

TWO COVID-19 Patients flee isolation centre in Oyo

Oyo state Governor, Engineer Oluseyi Makinde has said two of the  33 active cases being managed by the state have absconded

This is contrary to a report on social media that four people absconded yesterday

Makinde on his tweeter page   explained that “ 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’

He said further that  ‘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”.

“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)”

The governor maintained that “ A total of 975 samples have so far, been collected and are being processed”

He however called people of the state to  Please call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, if you find travellers from other states arriving in your neighbourhood.

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