Two COVID 19 patients escape from isolation centre in Oyo

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The Oyo State Government on Wednesday disclosed that two COVID 19 patients have fled the isolation centre where they are being treated for the disease.

Governor Seyi Makinde tweeted in his Twitter handle “Of the 33 active cases being managed by the state, two have absconded, possibly to their permanent places of residence. This brings the number of active cases in Oyo State to 31,”

Makinde disclosed that ten other patients are self-isolating while twenty-one cases are being managed in the isolation centres in Oyo State, one at the University College Hospital, Ibadan & twenty in Olodo.

Nineteen of these twenty cases at Olodo, Makinded said, are asymptomatic & the last person has anosmia, loss of smell.

He said a total of 975 samples have been collected and are being processed.

The governor disclosed that the state recorded a new case on Tuesday after the result of one suspected case who is resident in Ibadan came back positive.

He said five new cases were also recorded on Monday. Makinde said four of the five cases are immigrants and while the remaining one is an Oyo State resident.

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