Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, addressing residents of the state on the index case of COVID-19 recorded on March 25, 2020. Credit score:@GboyegaOyetola
The Osun State Authorities says one individual has gone lacking in a COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Ejigbo space of the state.
In a press release issued on Saturday by the Commissioner of Data and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, the federal government mentioned it’s presently investigating the matter.
In accordance with the Commissioner, efforts are ongoing to make sure that the lacking individual is introduced again to the Isolation centre.
“Recall that a few week in the past, we obtained 127 returnees from Ivory Coast and we now have saved them since then to keep away from neighborhood switch of the virus.
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“This morning we launched into a headcount and came upon that just one individual couldn’t be accounted for by officers stationed on the Isolation centre out of the 127 individuals.
“The State Authorities is presently investigating the matter and can be certain that the lacking individual is introduced again to the Isolation centre and we may even guarantee we hint all his contacts,” the assertion learn partially.
The state authorities additionally defined that it’s working to make sure that the contacts of the lacking individual are traced to stop an extra unfold of the illness.
Stating additional, Egbemode mentioned “We need to reiterate that any official(s) discovered culpable may even be handled accordingly.
“We implore members of the general public to discountenance the alarm being raised. We’ll proceed to do every part to guard the lives of our residents on this battle towards Coronavirus.”