About 15 students of Osun State School of Nursing and Midwifery, Osogbo have tested positive for Coronavirus.
Source told The Hope that a student in the school hostel, last week tested positive for the COVID-19.
The development which compelled the management of the school to make COVID-19 test compulsory for all the students.
It was gathered that at the weekend, about five students were discharged from the isolation centre.
Some of the students are still expecting their COVID-19 result while those who have tested positive have been moved to the Isolation centre, a source told our correspondent.
Confirming the cases, Osun State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu said some students tested positive for COVID-19 in the school.
Isamotu disclosed that few students contacted the virus and declined to give the figures.
He said, “Just like anybody else, a few students tested positive. So, few students tested positive, not many. I can assure you.”
The State Government, however, had called on residents of the state, especially those with traits of sickness, to go for COVID-19 test as the number of coronavirus cases in the state increases.