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Escaped Coronavirus Patient Arrested While Selling ‘Okirika’ In Ondo Market
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Escaped Coronavirus Patient Arrested While Selling ‘Okirika’ In Ondo Market

A female Coronavirus patient who escaped from getting treatment was arrested on Saturday evening at the popular Oja-Oba market in Akure while selling second-hand clothes popularly known as ‘okrika’.  The patient, a female was said to be a trader selling second-hand clothes popularly known as ‘okrika’ in the market. The lady was diagnosed with covid-19 in Imo State before she travelled down to the Ondo State capital without submitting herself for treatment. The Independent reported that Ondo state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro said Imo and Ondo Governments mounted surveillance for the patient upon discovering that she escaped.  Dr. Adegbenro said while the patient is being treated at the state Infectious Disease Hospital, in Igbato...