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Regional News of Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Coronavirus: Oyo Justice Commissioner leaves Isolation Centre

Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo

Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center at Yaba Lagos.

The Nations reports he currently at home observing treatment in isolation for the next fourteen days.

In a statement, the Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun on Tuesday recounted that Oyelowo was rushed to Lagoon Hospital on January 2nd, 2021 after an ailment that showed symptoms of Covid-19.

Olatubosun said a chest CT scan done on Oyelowo revealed the possibility of the presence of the Covid-19 virus in his system which led to his immediate transfer to the Infectious Diseases Hospital Isolation Center in Lagos for treatment.

He said, “On January 2, 2021, the Honorable Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General was rushed to Lagoon Hospital, Lagos, at 10 pm and underwent a chest CT scan that disclosed the possibility of the presence of COVID-19 Virus in his system, he was immediately transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center, Yaba, for further investigation.

“On the 3rd January 2021, a positive test result was entered and the medical team of doctors and nurses admitted him into the IDH facility for immediate and prompt medical treatment, which continued from 3rd January 2021 till 10th January 2021, when he was discharged from the IDH Isolation Center and released to go home and continue isolation and treatment for another 14 days in Lagos.

“The Ministry of Justice wishes to appreciate the people of Oyo State for their prayers during this period and to thank the medical personnel of the IDH Yaba, Lagos for the care and treatment of the Attorney-General.”

Olatunbosun expressed optimism that the Commissioner would continue to recuperate from home.

He urged the people of the state to take the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and to observe all necessary COVID-19 protocols at all times.

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