Osun State Government has discharged its coronavirus index case and 109 returnees from the United Kingdom and Cote d’Ivoire after they tested negative for the disease.

The State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola announced this during a press briefing on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at the State secretariat, Governor’s Office, Abere, Osogbo.

The Governor said, “One of the early cases in Osun has been discharged after testing negative twice to the Virus, in line with the prescribed protocol of the NCDC.

“The 109 whose results came back negative have been released to join their families. Among them are: 11 to Oyo State, two are going to Lagos State, One to Ogun State, three each to Edo and Abia states, four to Delta State and one to Imo State while 85 will remain here in Osun.

“They have been advised to observe all the prescribed safety and preventive measures and to call our helplines if they start to feel unwell. The emergency line remains 293.”

Earlier, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State announced the release of five coronavirus patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba.