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COVID-19: Pregnant Patient Gives Birth As Oyo Records 19 Cases, 2 Deaths


A pregnant COVID-19 patient at the Olodo Isolation centre, in Ibadan, has put to bed.

This was revealed by Governor Seyi Makinde on Saturday.

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According to the governor, the woman, who is the second COVID-19 patient in the country to give birth in an isolation center, and her child, are both healthy.

The first case was recorded in Lagos.

Makinde also announced that the state had recorded nineteen new cases of COVID-19, which the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 1,451.

He added that the state also recorded two new COVID-19 related deaths.

His statement reads, “We had our first COVID-19 patient delivery at the Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo. Mother and baby are doing well.

“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Ibadan South East (3), Ibadan North (3), Akinyele (3), Lagelu (2), Oluyole (2), Ibadan North West (2), Egbeda (1), Ido (1), Ona Ara (1) and Oyo East (1) Local Government Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 1451.

“Sadly, we had two COVID-19 related deaths. So, the total number of deaths in Oyo State is fourteen.

“Please call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, if you have any COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, tiredness, body ache, loss of smell/taste and shortness of breath.”

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