September 23, 2020

Covid-19 Update: Oyo Confirms Two New Cases

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has said that confirmation tests for two suspected cases of the disease have come out positive.

A statement by the chairman of Covid-19 in Oyo state, Engineer Seyi Makinde signed by Mr Taiwo Adisa says the two new cases are a 28-year-old woman who returned to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirates on March 22, 2020, and 42-year-old contact of an earlier confirmed case.

The statement says the isolation process has been initiated, contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced. 

It notes that two cases have been discharged while there are nine active cases.

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, therefore, urged people to imbibe hygienic condition by washing their hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand sanitiser regularly and also maintain social distancing.

This brings the number of confirmed cases in Oyo State to eleven.

Iyabo Adebisi

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