COVID-19: Oyo records six new cases

COVID-19: Face mask now a must in Oyo State, says Seyi Makinde

Out of 238 cases of Coronavirus recorded on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), six new confirmed cases of the deadly disease were recorded for Oyo state, bringing the number of cases recorded in the state to 29.

This was revealed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night

Oyo State Governor Makinde via his Twitter handle said, "we have started receiving results of pending COVID -19 confirmation tests.

"Another eight tests came back positive today. Of the eight newly confirmed cases, six are Togolese nationals and the remaining two are Oyo state residents in Ogbomoso.

"In addition to the case recorded in Lagos which was announced yesterday, another confirmed case recorded in Kano is also being managed in Oyo State. This brings the number of active cases in Oyo State to 20.

"Please, keep taking advantage of the provision for testing for COVID-19 in Oyo State. "Call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, to book a test," Makinde tweeted.

"Two tests came back positive late last night. One from University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan doctor who returned from Kano and another is a worker with the State Security Service.

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