We have only seven patients in our isolation centre – Ogun governmentNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


The Ogun Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday, said only seven out of 721 patients were in an isolation centre in the state.

Coker made this known when she joined the Deputy Governor, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, to receive 300,000 face masks donated by a Chinese company, Lee Group of Companies, located in Sagamu and Ijebu-Ode.

She said that 97 per cent of the patients were being given home treatment as directed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The commissioner added that the remaining patients in the isolation centre were admitted due to their symptomatic status.

She said the government was not short of bed spaces in spite of the cases of COVID-19 recorded.

She added that 400 patients had been discharged while 300 patients were being managed in a community with home treatment.

The commissioner said the seven patients, who were in the isolation centre, were in-patients that required oxygen or ventilation.

“We are not short of bed spaces because as you know 97…

Source: Guardian Newspaper