Governor Dapo Abiodun
Based on The PUNCH, the Ogun State Authorities says it shut down 4 out of its six isolation centres for COVID-19 sufferers as a result of it had solely 18 sufferers on admission.
The federal government mentioned it determined to shut the 4 centres whereas it continued to function the COVID-19 isolation and therapy centres on the Olabisi Onabanjo College Instructing Hospital, Sagamu; and the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta.
The COVID-19 Incident Supervisor within the state, Dr Kayode Soyinka, made this recognized just lately whereas giving an replace at a media roundtable organised by state Major Well being Care Growth Board and the Society for Household Well being in Abeokuta, the state capital.
He revealed that no fewer than 118 COVID-19 sufferers within the state are at present receiving therapy at their houses.
Soyinka, who can be the Director of Public Well being on the state Well being Ministry, mentioned the state had examined 7,564 suspected circumstances, recorded 1,646 optimistic infections in addition to 1,489 recoveries and 26 fatalities.
He mentioned, “As at right now, 118 sufferers are being managed at their houses. 16 admitted at OOUTH and two at FMC isolation centres.”