The Executive Governor of Oyo state, Engr. Seyi Makinde has announced that two new cases of coronavirus has been confirmed in the state.
Makinde, who is also the head of the COVID-19 Task Force in the state, disclosed this in a tweet on his official Twitter account.
“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.
“Please, keep following the directives of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force: Wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser regularly. Also, continue to maintain social distancing, ” the tweet read.
This announcement brings the total number if confirmed cases in the state to eleven.