Gboyega Oyetola, the governor, broke the news on Wednesday, saying that patients had tested negative for the disease twice.
March 25, 2020, the state confirmed its first COVID-19 case. The patient has, however, been discharged.
April 5, 2020, the state government confirmed that of 127 returnees from Cote D’Ivoire, 17 of them tested positive for coronavirus. Others were released to their families after testing negative. However, on April 11, 2020, 10 of those patients were discharged.
According to the governor, the remaining patients are responding to treatment at the state’s facility and will be released soon.