BREAKING: Oyo records two COVID-19 cases, state total now 11

April 7, 2020
16 Views

Two persons from Oyo State have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 11.

The two cases are a 28-year old woman who returned from the United Arab Emirates on March 22 and a 42-year old man who had contact with a confirmed case.

Head of the Oyo COVID-19 task force, Governor Seyi Makinde, gave this information while giving an update on his social media handles on the state of things with regard to the state.

Makinde assured that measures to include contact tracing, collection of samples and isolation process had been activated.

“The COVID-19 confirmation test for two suspected cases came back POSITIVE, today. One of the new cases is a 28-year-old woman who returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates on March 22, 2020. The second case is a 42-year-old man who is a contact of an earlier confirmed COVID-19 case.

“The isolation process has been initiated, contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced. This brings the number of confirmed cases in Oyo State to eleven. Two cases have been discharged. So, there are nine active cases,” Makinde said.

He reiterated the need for citizens of the state to adhere to stipulations to include washing of hands with soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser, regularly and the maintenance of social distance.

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Buy and read digital replicas of your TRIBUNE titles by subscribing through E-VENDING

I Consumed Carrots, Vitamin C, Blackseed Oil With Honey To Fight Coronavirus, Says Makinde •I’ll ensure no Oyo citizen dies from COVID-19
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has disclosed what he did in isolation in order to become negative of the coronavirus… Read full story

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Rejects Chinese Doctors
Lagos State government on Monday said it is not expecting any Chinese doctors for support to tackle its Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic… Read full story

Nine Months After, Suspected Killers Of Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter, Land In Police Net
After nine months after she was murdered , the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Ondo State Police Command has arrested four suspects in… Read full story 

COVID-19: Fake Chloroquine 250mg Tablets Now In Circulation, NAFDAC Warns
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday alerted Nigerians on the circulation of fake chloroquine… Read full story

FG Declares Friday, Monday As Public Holidays To Mark Easter Celebration
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter celebration… Read full story

You may be interested

News
1 views

Convoy Attack: Remain Focused on Fght against Insurgency, Group Urges Borno Gov, Military

admin - September 26, 2020

(News Release) The North-East Peace Assembly (N-EPA) has urged Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum and the Nigerian Military to remain…

Akeredolu to Wike: Ondo is not Rivers
News
News

Akeredolu to Wike: Ondo is not Rivers

admin - September 26, 2020

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has lambasted the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike over his allegations ahead of…

#BBNaija: I behave like Ozo for Vee – Neo tells Laycon
Gossip
1 views
Gossip
1 views

#BBNaija: I behave like Ozo for Vee – Neo tells Laycon

admin - September 26, 2020

Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ housemate, Neo has told fellow housemate, Laycon that he behaves like Ozo to his like interest,…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.