A medical doctor who came into Osun State has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, Osun State Commissioner for Health, said the new case was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Isamotu said the patient was a Lagos-based medical doctor who came into Osun on Saturday to join his family.
The commissioner said the doctor, who suspected that he had been infected with the virus, on arrival checked into the state’s Isolation and Treatment Centre at Asubiaro in Osogbo.
Isamotu said the patient’s sample was taken and sent for testing at the NCDC accredited testing centre in Ede.
According to Isamotu, the new case brings to four the number of active cases in the state as at today (Monday), May 11, 2020.
Osun state has 38 COVID-19 cases as confirmed by NCDC, with 31 treated and discharged, while three had died.
Source: News update