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Osun records 17 new Coronavirus cases

Osun has recorded 17 fresh coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the state to 263.


Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the state’s Commissioner For Health, in a statement in Osogbo, said 11 patients were also discharged from isolation centre in  the  state  after  recovering from the disease.

Isamotu said the new cases were contacts of the previous patients in the state.

The Commissioner appealed to residents  to always observe all the precautionary measures laid down against the spread of the virus.

Isamotu said with the new cases, the number of confirmed cases in the state had risen to 263 with 135 active cases.

He said the state had successfully treated and discharged 121 patients with seven deaths recorded so far.

Edited By: Chidinma Agu/Ali Baba-Inuwa (NAN)

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