According to reports, 6 coronavirus patients in Osun state have escaped from the isolation center in Ejigbo, the state government reported.
The six persons belong to a cluster of COVID-19 cases who returned to their hometown, Ejigbo, from Ivory Coast last week and were quarantined by the state government.
The State government has however launched a manhunt for the six persons.
An official statement-making round listed the names, family compounds and mobile phone numbers of the returnees, urging the public to help locate their whereabouts.
The list had names of those that fled the centre to include Lawal Waliyulah, Masifa Ejigbo, 08063691573, Lasisi Murafat, Olugbodi’s compound Ejigbo, +22505368845 C/o Ganiyat Alabi 08075441187, Yusuff Afees, Ile Alawe, Ejigbo, 07011196193, Isola Abibat, Olori compound, Ejigbo, 08055905010, Nua Oyeleye, Ile Jesu, Oguro Ejigbo 08109375276 and Juel Olasupo, Baale compound Ejigbo 08149584397.