COVID-19: Oyo Justice Commissioner discharged, continues isolation

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COVID-19: Oyo Justice Commissioner discharged, continues isolation
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Oyo State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo (SAN) has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital, IDH, Isolation Center at Yaba Lagos and is currently at home, observing treatment in isolation for the next fourteen days.

The announcement was made on Tuesday by the Oyo State Ministry of Justice.

The ministry, in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, on Tuesday, said Oyelowo was rushed to Lagoon Hospital on January 2nd, 2021 after showing symptoms of COVID-19.

Olatubosun added that a chest CT scan revealed the possibility of the presence of COVID-19 virus in his system and was immediately transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital Isolation Centre in Lagos for treatment.

“On January 2, 2021, the Honorable Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General was rushed to Lagoon Hospital, Lagos, at 10 p.m. 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 Centre and released to go home and continue isolation and treatment for another 14 days in Lagos.”

The Ministry of Justice expressed appreciation to the people of Oyo State for their prayers during the period and to thanked the medical personnel of the IDH Yaba, Lagos for the care and treatment of the Attorney-General, adding that they believed the Commissioner would continue to recuperate from home.

They however implored the people of the state to take the COVID-19 pandemic serious and to observe all necessary COVID-19 protocols at all time.

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