Two of the 12 new coronavirus patients admitted at the Osun State Isolation Centres are dead.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola made the disclosure while addressing newsmen on Sunday in Osogbo.
He said the two deaths occurred in Ile-Ife and Ede.
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), as of Saturday night, 32 of the 1182 coronavirus cases in the country were recorded in Osun State.
The state has also recorded 20 recoveries.
The governor appealed to residents of the state to comply with the government’s directive on mandatory use of face masks and observe social distancing as part of efforts to curb the community transmission of the virus.
He also urged security operatives in the state, particularly those manning the land borders not to compromise on the restriction of movement of persons from outside the state.