Osun State Authorities has denied rumours making the rounds that it has discharged the final COVID-19 affected person within the State.
The Commissioner for Well being, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, made this identified in a phone dialog with a correspondent.
When asking concerning the veracity of the rumours, Isamotu merely stated “There’s no iota of reality in that story.”
He nevertheless promised to make use of the presence of the Nationwide Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) officers within the State to right the figures on Osun circumstances, the NCDC has each day reported a complete variety of 20 circumstances for Osun whereas the figures with the State Ministry of Well being is 19.
He additionally warned residents towards circulation of falsehood within the state saying that if the affected person had recovered, the state authorities would have addressed the press.
He due to this fact urged residents to keep away from circulation of falsehood warning that erring people could be prosecuted based on the legislation.
Residents are nevertheless hopeful of when the State Authorities will announce the discharge of the final case as its seen as a prelude to rest of lockdown order.
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