Confirmation Of First Novel Coronavirus Case In The Osun State

Confirmation Of First Novel Coronavirus Case In The Osun State

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The first confirmed case of the novel Coronavirus in the State. It was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. The case is a returnee from the United Kingdom and is currently receiving treatment.


The sample was tested at NCDC accredited Testing Centre, which is the African Centre of Excellence in Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Ede, Osun and the result returned positive on Tuesday night.

However, this confirmed case is not the first one we will be subjecting to investigation. But so far all the others have tested negative.

The Government had contacted the family of the patient and has since commenced contact tracing to identify people who might have been in contact with the confirmed case.

                                     
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