COVID-19: Kwara Foils Attempted Escape By Patients From Isolation Centre
The Kwara Government’s intelligence network said it foiled a plot by some COVID-19 patients to escape from the state isolation centre during the early hours of Friday.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and spokesman for the state COVID-19 Committee, Rafiu Ajakaye disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin.
He said the escapees, who had already scaled the fence, were arrested and returned to the safety of the isolation centre.
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Ajakaye said the government was shocked that some of the persons involved were among the imported cases, who intentionally violated the interstate lockdown and entered the state.
Meanwhile, he said security has been further beefed up at the isolation centre to avoid future occurrence.
As of Friday night, Kwara has 58 confirmed cases of COVID-19.