The US returnee who tested positive to coronavirus in Oyo state has been released from the COVID-19 isolation centre.

The release of the patient was consequent upon the completion of his treatment at the Agbami Chest Hospital isolation centre, Ibadan.

The American returnee had initially tested negative only for the second test to read positive.

The index case had been on self-isolation at a private residence in Ibadan until he was transferred to the Isolation centre at Agbami, Jericho area of Ibadan on March 23.

A statement by the state’s Incident Manager on Covid-19 in the state, Dr Taiwo Ladipo notes that the index case was released after two consecutive negative tests.

The statement also adds that the confirmed case spent six days in the isolation centre and had two negative tests.

Adebisi Iyabo


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