Ogun Residents Express Concern over New Covid-19 Cases

Residents of Abeokuta have continued to express concern over the huge number of Coronavirus infections recorded in Sagamu and the state in general in the last two days.

One hundred and four of the one hundred and eight new COVID-19 cases in the state announced yesterday were from a company in Sagamu.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control indicated that Ogun state had a total four hundred and seventy one cases of Coronavirus infections.

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker while speaking in Abeokuta also hinted that the state had recorded thirteen deaths till date.

Dr. Coker said three of the one hundred and eight were from Abeokuta South while the remaining one was from Yewa South Local Government.

She hinted that the latest cases were asymptomatic and noted that the state government would go ahead on its plan to reopen the religious centres in due course.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Communications, Pastor Remmy Hazzan while speaking on the new cases said the state government subjected the staff of some companies along Sagamu-interchange to total COVID-19 test, when it was observed that they were not observing protocols for the virus which made the number to suddenly rise.

A resident of Abeokuta, Mr. Sola Benson while speaking called on the government to ensure compliance with Covid19 protocol to reduce the number of new cases.

Wale Oluokun

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