Ogun State government has said 35 corps members deployed to the state have tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Sagamu.
The commissioner for health, Dr. Tomi Coker, stated this yesterday when she briefed journalists on the upsurge of the third wave of COVID-19 in the state.
Coker some corps members who were among those that tested positive had been confined to the isolation centres, while others are on home management.
“The number of NYSC members that have tested positive is 35. Some are on home management while some are in the isolation centre,” the commissioner said.
Coker expressed concerns that Ogun has continued to record a rise in cases since the beginning of August, with at least seven to 16 cases per day.
“Ogun State has continued to record a rise in the number of COVID 19 cases, with a six fold increase in admissions into the isolation centre compared to what was recorded two months earlier.’’