COVID-19: 4 persons test positive in Oyo as cases increase to 73

COVID-19: 4 persons test positive in Oyo as cases increase to 73



Four persons have again tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oyo State, according to the latest figures released by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)


The figures released on Wednesday night were four cases in Oyo are among the 185 newly recorded in 22 states.


1st News reports that Gov Seyi Makinde, in his tweeter handle monitored in Ibadan; announced that the new figure had brought the number of cases recorded in Oyo to 73.


Makinde urged people who have come in contact with a COVID-19 case, people with COVID-19 symptoms, cough, fever, also tiredness,

body ache as well as shortness of breath and those with respiratory disease symptoms; to come forward and register for test.



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He also called on healthcare workers who had been in contact with the high-risk groups – to join in registering for the ongoing drive-through/walk-through testing at Adamasingba Stadium in Ibadan.


The governor urged residents to call  emergency operations centre if travelers from other states are  seen in their communities.


According to him, the numbers to call are 08095394000; 08095863000; 08078288999; as well as 08078288800.

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