Commercial driver who tested positive for COVID-19 escapes from Niger isolation centre, another escapes in Osun

 
  

 A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.

   Similarly, one of the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, simply identified as Alaska, who Osun State Government had kept in an isolation centre for a test for the virus, allegedly sneaked out of isolation in Ejigbo to socialise with friends in town.

These came on a day the state recorded a spike in the number of 12 confirmed Coronavirus cases with nine new infections, bringing the total of infected persons in the country to 151. Also, the Federal Government said over 2,000 Nigerians have so far been tested for the virus, while nine persons had been discharged after recovery.

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