The Osun Government has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus in the state.
Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the state Commissioner For Health, in a statement on Wednesday, said the two new cases brought the number of confirmed cases of the virus in the state to 47.
Isamotu said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday confirmed one of the two cases, while result of the test of the second case returned positive on Wednesday.
He revealed that one of the two cases was a returnee from Ibadan, and the other was a resident of Ikire, who also had contact with her visitor from Ibadan.
He added that the two patients were nursing serious ailments.
Isamotu said with the discovery of two new cases, the number of active cases in the state now stands at seven.
“The state has recorded two new cases, bringing the number of active cases in the state to seven.
” Sadly, the two newly recorded cases are nursing serious ailments that have significantly depressed their immune status,” the commissioner said.
Isamotu urged residents of the state to continue to abide by the measures put in place by the state government in ensuring that the coronavirus is contained.(NAN)