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There is panic among residents, as Ondo state now has seven cases of Coronavirus pandemic, with three fresh cases, six active and one discharge.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on twitter handle that, “we have confirmed three other cases in Ondo state. One of the cases involves one of the recently arraigned suspects in the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter.
The Commissioner of police has been duly informed and the line tracing of police officers and others in the SARs facility where he was kept has started and their specimens are being collected.
The suspect has been isolated from others and will be moved to the IDH for treatment. The commissioner of police has assured the state that there will be adequate security around the IDH premises to prevent his escape and while on treatment, he will be manacled to the bed.
I will expatiate on all cases in my weekly press briefing tomorrow.
Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN.
Governor of Ondo State.
ONDO HEALTH COMMISSIONER SPEAKS
Ondo state has recorded three fresh confirmed cases of coronavirus bringing to seven the total number of the cases in the state.
They are, one of the suspected killers of the daughter of afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fashoranti and another police officer who allegedly drove the fourth case into Ondo state from Lagos.
Commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, told SUNSHINETRUTH that the police officer which is now fifth case allegedly left the moment he dropped his colleague in Akure yesterday but turned himself in this morning for treatment.
The commissioner said the two latest cases had been isolated at the Infectious disease hospital along Igbatoro road for treatment and proper monitoring.
Dr Adegbenro hinted that government had also begun line tracing of police officers at Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS facility where the suspected killer was detained before he was remanded.