Missing coronavirus patient found in Osun

The drama over missing coronavirus patients in the Nigerian state of Osun ended Saturday.

Funke Egbemode, Commissioner for Information said the lone missing person was found in his family home.

She told the online news platform Eagle Online that the patient was among the 127 people who returned from Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Government quarantined them in Gebu area of Ejigbo.

“Yes, we have found him”, Egbemode said.

“He simply went back to his family compound.

“It was easy tracing him since we have all their details – name, family compound, family name, telephone number and all others.

“Thank God we have him back,”she said.

The drama unfolded with reports that six patients kept in the isolation centre were missing.

But the Osun government after a headcount said only one person was missing.


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