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Osun awaits results of 30 COVID-19 samples



The says it is looking forward to the outcomes of 30 samples of suspected coronavirus sufferers from the contact tracing it embarked on.

Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the state’s Commissioner for Health disclosed this in a declaration on Tuesday in Osogbo.
He stated that the samples have been despatched to the African Centre of Excellence in Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Ede, which used to be permitted via Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

He stated the contact tracing was once carried out in Ejigbo, Osu, Ife East, Ilesa and Ede.

Isamotu , whilst explaining the cause for the contact tracing in these areas, stated the wife of a verified case in Ife was once stated to have travelled to Osu after she left Ife and returned to Ilesa.

He stated 24 contacts have been placed with the aid of the state COVID-19 Taskforce Committee and their samples taken for evaluation.

“Six different samples have been later accumulated after some residents of the state referred to as the interest of the team to suspected instances which made the whole samples to be 30,” he said.

The commissioner stated that all the 14 suspected instances that had been subjected to check on Sunday have been again bad on Monday.

Isamotu additionally published that the three health employees who originally examined positive for coronavirus, had examined terrible however have been nonetheless being subjected to every other round of test, in line with NCDC protocol.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the nation has so a ways recorded 34 instances of COVID-19 as tested via NCDC, 18 have been treated and discharged, whilst two died.


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