Oyo State confirms first case of coronavirus

Oyo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus, bringing the number to 26 on Sunday morning.

This was made known in a statement by the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde.

“The COVID-19 confirmation test for the suspected case at Bodija has come back positive. The result was released at 17:35 pm of March 21, 2020.

“A follow-up on the Ekiti COVID-19 case revealed that the deceased was picked up directly from Lagos Airport to a private apartment in Ona Ara Local Government Area.

“The health authorities have contacted the family concerned and the community has been alerted for intensified contact tracing and self-isolation of identified close contacts. The information given that he stayed in some hotels in Ibadan has been found to be false.

READ :  Italian Who Brought Coronavirus To Nigeria Has Been Discharged
Need Federal Govt Free-Interest Loan? =>See Here.

“Another returnee from Texas, USA, has also been identified at Oluyole Local Government Area. She has been kept in self-isolation with close monitoring by the State Epidemiological Team. All recent returnees are again urged to identify themselves to Ministry Officials and self-isolate for 14 days.” The statement said.

Updated: March 25, 2020 — 12:13 pm

The Author

Comrade Nnadi Goodluck

Comrade Nnadi Goodluck started writing since 2007. In 2016, he graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra with a Degree in Educational Management and Policy/Health Education. He did his NYSC in Oyo state.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *