Osun State Threatens Fresh Lockdown Over COVID-19 Spike

The Osun State Government has threatened to impose a contemporary locked down on the state following 22 contemporary coronavirus infections.

News of the contemporary instances got here simply 24 hours after one other 17 infections.

Health Commissioner Rafiu Isamotu mentioned authorities may be compelled to impose one other spherical of lockdown if residents and residents continued to flout the rules on the management of COVID-19.

According to Isamotu, 11 of the brand new instances emerged from contact tracing in Ede neighborhood whereas the remaining had been traced to the earlier instances in Osogbo and its environs.


The Commissioner mentioned: “The state found 17 new instances however sadly as we speak once more, we’ve 22 new instances.

“Considering the place we’re coming from, that is worrisome.  We should, due to this fact, take duty. The battle in opposition to Coronavirus isn’t over but.


“The virus remains to be very a lot with us. We should observe precautionary measures if we should keep away from neighborhood transmission.

“With the newest improvement, the variety of our energetic instances as at as we speak, Friday, June 26, stand is 54.

“We have 106 confirmed instances, out of which the State has efficiently handled and discharged 47 sufferers whereas 5 deaths have been recorded.”

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