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COVID-19: Oyo Records 3 New Cases, Collects 610 Samples

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Governor Seyi Makinde has announced that three new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the State.

The governor, who disclosed this in a tweet on Saturday night, also announced that a total 610 samples have been collected so far in the State.

“The COVID-19 confirmation test for three suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, came back POSITIVE, today. So, there are currently nine active cases in Oyo State.



“A total of 610 samples have been collected so far in Oyo State. 453 of these samples were collected at the COVID-19 drive-through/walk-through testing centre at Adamasingba Stadium. Testing is still ongoing at center,” his tweet read at 11:50 pm.

He added: “We urge the following categories of people who have not already done so, to call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 / 08095863000 / 08078288999 / 08078288800, for the ongoing drive-through/walk-through testing at Adamasingba Stadium;
a) People who believe they could have come into contact with a COVID-19 case in Oyo State;
b) People who returned to Nigeria from abroad within the last one month and their contacts;
c) People with respiratory symptoms and
d) Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above.”

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