By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Government has confirmed the discovery of one new case of Covid-19 in the state.
The Government also confirmed the recovery and discharge of four patients from its treatment and Isolation centres in Osogbo and Ile-Ife respectively.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu disclosed this in Osogbo, adding that one of those discharged was among the patients taken in last week with severe underlying ailments.
He noted that the story of the recovery of one of the patients with an underlying ailment provides yet another glimmer of hope that being infected with the Covid-19 is not a death sentence.
On the new case recorded, Isamotu disclosed that the patient contracted the virus from a previously confirmed case.
He further revealed that the detection of the additional new case has brought the number of active cases in the state to six as at Wednesday, June 10th, 2020.
Isamotu further revealed that out of the 50 cases confirmed in the State since the outbreak of the Virus, the state had successfully treated and discharged 40 patients while four deaths were equally recorded.
“As at today, we have recorded a total of 50 confirmed cases out of which 40 patients had been successful treated and subsequently discharged from our facilities, leaving us with six active cases while four deaths were unfortunately recorded”, he added.