Osun govt threatens fresh lockdown as state records 22 new cases


Osun State government on Friday confirmed the discovery of 22 new Covid-19 cases in the state of, saying the development may trigger the declaration of fresh lockdown.

Coming barely 24 hours after the discovery of 17 cases, the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, threatened that government might be forced to impose another lockdown on the State if residents and citizens continue to flout the lockdown relaxation guidelines.

He made these known through a press statement forwarded to Saturday Tribune in Osogbo.

Isamotu also revealed that 11 of the new cases were from the ongoing contact tracing within the Ede community, while the remaining are from the previous…

Source: Nigerian Tribune