COVID-19: Oyo Govt Confirms 68 New Cases, Gives Details

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COVID-19: Oyo Govt Confirms 68 New Cases, Gives Details




The Oyo State Government has confirmed sixty-eight (68) COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing total cases to 575.

This was confirmed by the Governor of the State, Engr Seyi Makinde on his verified twitter page in the early hours of Tuesday.

The Governor who is also the head of COVID-19 task force disclosed the state discharged Nine confirmed COVID-19 cases who have fully recovered to unite with the families, bringing total discharged cases to 280.

He revealed that the newly confirmed cases are from Ibadan South East (12), Oluyole (11), Ibadan North (8), Oyo East (6), Ibadan South West (5), Oyo West (3), Ibadan North East (3), Ibadan North West (3), Itesiwaju (2), Saki West (2) Ido (2), Egbeda (2), Lagelu (2), Ogbomosho North (2), Ogbomosho South (1), Afijio (1), Ona Ara (1), Atiba (1) and Iwajowa (1) LGAs.

He further relaxed the curfew in the state and authorized  the  resumption of all  workers at the state Secretariat.


His statement in part:

OYO STATE COVID-19 TASK FORCE UPDATE (June 15, 2020)


The dusk to dawn curfew in Oyo State has been relaxed and will now be in force from 10PM – 4AM daily.


All workers at the State Secretariat, Agodi are to resume work on Monday, June 22, 2020.


Nine confirmed COVID-19 cases have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to 280.


Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for sixty-eight suspected cases came back


The cases are from Ibadan South East (12), Oluyole (11), Ibadan North (8), Oyo East (6), Ibadan South West (5), Oyo West (3), Ibadan North East (3), Ibadan North West (3), Itesiwaju (2), Saki West (2) Ido (2), Egbeda (2), Lagelu (2), Ogbomosho North (2), Ogbomosho South (1), Afijio (1), Ona Ara (1), Atiba (1) and Iwajowa (1) Local Government Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 575.


Please call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800 or visit a community-based testing centre near you, if you have any COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, tiredness, body ache and shortness of breath.

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