The Osun State Government has announced the 17 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, the State’s Commissioner for Health revealed this via a press statement in Osogbo on Thursday.

He also disclosured that three of the previous cases had been released to their family after testing proved negative for the virus.

He said, six fresh cases were confirmed on Wednesday night after the announced of an earlier seven cases, while another 11 were authenticated on Thursday, he added that all the cases had been taken into the State’s Isolation and Treatment centers in Osogbo and Ile-Ife respectively.

Dr. Isamotu also disclosed that two of the cases came from Redeemer’s University in Ede, and that as at press time, their trip history had yet to be confirmed.

He also informed us that while some of the new cases clearly had contacts with previous cases in the State, the Surveillance group was still on actions working to knows where others infected the virus from.

However, the Health Commissioner was urgently caution the residents of the state to take serious duties by not letting down their guards.

Dr. Isamotu added, “It is true we are carrying out massive and comprehensive contact tracing, but our people must take responsibility. We are already appearing to be putting up lackadaisical attitude.

“The virus is still very much with us. We must observe precautionary measures if we must avoid community transmission. We must in addition to all other precautionary measures use our face masks always. We must also put an end to travelling up and down. The ban on inter-state travel is still in force.

“With the latest development, the number of our active cases as at today, Thursday, June 25, is 32. We have 84 confirmed cases, out of which the State has successfully treated and discharged 47 patients while five deaths have been recorded."

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