Osun State Government on Friday said it had successfully managed a coronavirus patient said to be an 82-year-old hypertensive widow.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement, said, “The story of the 82-year-old widow who recovered from the dreaded coronavirus provides a glimmer of hope, considering that she is a hypertensive patient on medication.

“On her 9th day on admission, we carried out a follow-up Polymerase chain reaction test on her and the result came back negative and she was subsequently discharged on the 24th of May, 2020. Furthermore, a follow-up at her home after her discharge revealed that she was stable.”

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