Kwara State has, on Tuesday, 16, June 2020, recorded 17 new cases of the deadly coronavirus disease as state discharges 5 coronavirus patients after their test returned negative.
The Ravens confirms that the total recorded cases of coronavirus in the state stands at 168.
In a release, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye made it known that Kwara has recorded 17 new cases of confirmed people that have contracted the deadly virus who have since been taken into the medical facilities provided for the patients.
He also affirmed that five people were discharged today in Kwara after testing negative to the virus twice, which make the total number of discharged patients 100 so far.
Ajakaye commended the efforts of the state security men for doing their job in enforcing the lockdown order in a bid to curtail the spread of the virus, as he urged Kwarans to abide by the rules and regulations of the state government in order to see the end of the pandemic.