The Osun Government has said that only one and not six coronavirus patients escaped from its isolation centre in Ejigbo Local Government Area of the state.
Mrs Funke Egbemode, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, made this known on Saturday in Osogbo while reacting to reports that six patients escaped from the isolation centre.
Egbemode said the police, traditional rulers and community leaders in the town were helping the state government in locating the missing patient.
She said government was also working on few leads that would help to locate the patient.
The commissioner said that the headcount that was done at the isolation centre early on Saturday revealed that it was only one patient that was missing.
“When the news broke out, the only logical thing for us to do was to do headcount and at this moment, only one person is unaccounted for.
“Fortunately for us, it is a community (Ejigbo) and it is not going to be difficult for…