patient was arrested on the iconic Oja-Oba market in Akure, the capital of Ondo
be a trader in the market selling second-hand clothes popularly known as
diagnosed with the deadly disease in Imo State before she traveled down to
Akure, the capital of the Ondo State, without being submitted for treatment.
Adegbenro, the state commissioner for health, clarified that the patient’s
escape prompted both the Imo and Ondo governments to mount surveillance for
she was traced to Oja-Oba where she was eventually picked up.
second-hand wares popularly called ‘okrika’ at the market.
tracing had started with the patient’s relatives, colleagues, and neighbors and
encouraged all those who had transacted business with the woman to report for
patient already at the State Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Igbatoro Lane,
Akure, pointed out that reported cases of COVID-19 had risen to 41 as on