By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State has recorded two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the State to 47.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu who made this known in a statement on Wednesday, said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) had on Tuesday confirmed one of the two cases while result of the test of another case returned positive on Wednesday.
He disclosed that one of the two cases was a returnee from Ibadan, and the other a resident of Ikire, who also had contact with her visitor from Ibadan.
The commissioner added that the two patients are nursing serious ailments.
Isamotu said with the discovery of two new cases, the number of active cases in the State now stands at seven as at 3rd June, 2020.
“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 disclosed.
Isamotu appealed to 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.