The governor gave the caution on Monday at the Government House, in Akure, during the week by week update on the savage infection in the state.
He likewise affirmed the twentieth instance of the lethal COVID-19 in the state.
Akeredolu who was explicit on the utilization of unapproved drugs being theorized for the treatment of the infection expressed that blends of home grown and universal medications could be damaging to wellbeing subsequently the requirement for occupants to hold fast to the endorsed rules given by affirmed government offices.
“While there have been various suggestions and unauthorised recommendations of drugs and therapies for COVID-19, the Government wishes to use this opportunity to advise the public against embarking on such harmful and indiscriminate acts.
“All the herbal combinations and orthodox medicine mostly being promoted and displayed on social media and elsewhere are not yet authenticated and approved for clinical use. I, therefore, wish to advise our people in Ondo State not to jeopardize their own health through self-medication against Coronavirus.”
The governor further expressed concern over the discovery of the 20th COVID-19 case in the state.
According to him, the circumstances surrounding the latest case calls for worry as the state is already in the community transmission stage due to the fact that the patient had not for a while traveled outside the state.
“The specifics of the twentieth case bears testimony to the seriousness of the matter. The case lives in Oke Aro, Akure. Her records show she neither traveled in or out of the state recently. She was fully resident in her community in Oke Aro.
“The implication is that having been infected, she might also have come in contact with others thereby enlarging the circle. This is what community transmission means. It is dangerous, deadly and undesirable. We must therefore all collaborate to stop the threat.”