Osun State has recorded two new coronavirus cases as wife and son of patient who died of the virus tested positive bringing the toll of the state to 36.
The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Ismail Omipidan, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
He noted that the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, said two new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC last night.
His words: “Last night, we received results of 53 samples we sent to the NCDC accredited Testing Centre for evaluation, out of which 2 tested positive and 51 returned negative.
“The two positive cases are wife and son of a previously confirmed case in Ife, who died last week. They are currently receiving treatment at our Isolation Centre,” he said.
Isamotu further revealed that with the development, Osun now has 36 confirmed cases, ten active cases.