Osun State Government says it has conducted fresh 167 Coronavirus tests, out of which 12 returned positive.
Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu who made this known in a statement on Saturday, says the 12 new cases were recorded in Osogbo, Ife, Ede, Ikire and Ejigbo.
Isamotu said the fresh tests were carried out in the last 2 weeks of the lockdown, adding that the stay-at-home order has proven effective in containing spread of the virus.
He said this brings the number of active COVID-19 cases in Osun State to 13.
The Commissioner urged residents of the State not to panic but should continue to comply with the stay-at-home directive of the government, maintain social distancing and observe all precautionary measures to curb the spread of the disease