COVID-19: Oyo Gives Update On 11 new cases, discharges 18 Patients, Records Two Related Deaths

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COVID-19: Oyo Gives Update On 11 new cases, discharges 18 Patients, Records Two Related Deaths


The Oyo State Government has confirmed that 11 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the State as reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday.

The state Governor,  Engr. Seyi Makinde confirmed the cases via his Twitter page a while he added that Eight of the cases were recorded in the same organization in oluyole local government where 30 cases were previously recorded.

Also, he said the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back POSITIVE.

He further said 18 patients were also discharged after testing negative two consecutive times.

He wrote:

”Eighteen confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged.

”This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to forty-six.

”Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for eleven suspected cases came back POSITIVE.

”Eight of these cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area referred to in the update of May 16, 2020. One case is from Oluyole Local Government Area.

”Furthermore, the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back POSITIVE.

”So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 118 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is four.

”We urge the following categories of people who have not already done so, to register with the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, for the ongoing drive-through/walk-through testing at Adamasingba Stadium:a) People who believe they could have come in contact with:

”People with COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, tiredness, body

”People with respiratory disease symptoms.

”Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above.

”Residents are advised to adhere to safety measures.”

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