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CORONAVIRUS: UK Returnee In Bodija Tests Positive, Another Suspected Case In Oluyole LGA

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Adebayo Abdulrahman

Oyo State has recorded has recorded a case of coronavirus.

“The COVID-19 confirmation test for the suspected case at Bodija has come back POSITIVE,” Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, said in a series of tweet.



Makinde, while confirming the case,  urged the people of the state to avoid panic because public health officials are already collaborating with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan’s team on the case.

Adding that, “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.

He then urge the public to stay calm because he has release funds for :

a. Activation of Emergency Operation Centre at the Ministry of Health.

b. Establishment of Diagnostic Centre for screening of Coronavirus and other related infectious diseases to be stationed at the UCH, Ibadan.

c. Equipping of the newly designated Oyo State Infectious Disease Centre at Olodo that has the capacity for over 100 cases

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