The Ogun State Government has announced that the state recorded 11 persons who tested positive for Coronavirus on Friday in the state.
The state government also announced the discharge of two more patients.
“On Friday, 15th May 2020, Ogun State discharged 2 COVID-19 patients, after their results came back negative following the treatment received at the State’s treatment and Isolation centres.
“This brings the total number of discharged cases in the State to 61,” the state said in a statement by Gov Dapo Abiodun.
According to reports, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, on Friday night, said Ogun State recorded 11 new confirmed cases, making the total number of confirmed cases 145 with 5 deaths and 61 discharged.
The government said it is important that the general public ensure that they keep maintaining all recommended preventive measures.
Recall that Gov Abiodun, on Friday, announced the extension of COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun to May 24.
Gov Abiodun said he was forced to take the action because of the spike in confirmed cases as well resident’s poor compliance with lockdown measures.
The Governor added that his decision to extend the lockdown was supported by an opinion poll hosted on Twitter by the state government.