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BREAKING: Another Eight Workers In Same Oyo Company Test Positive For COVID-19

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Barely two days after 30 workers tested positive for the virus, another 8 staff of the same company in Ibadan South-West Local Government Area of Oyo State have tested positive for COVID-19.

This brings the number of Coronavirus cases in the said company to 38.

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, made this known on his Twitter handle on Monday.

Makinde said the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back positive.

He said, “Eighteen confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second negative test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to forty-six.

“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for eleven suspected cases came back positive. Eight of these cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area referred to in the update of May 16, 2020. One case is from Oluyole Local Government Area.

“Furthermore, the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back positive. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 118 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is four.”

He then urged residents who believe they could have come in contact with a COVID-19 case in Oyo State; People with COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, tiredness, body.

Also, People with respiratory disease symptoms and Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above to call the state emergency operations on COVID-19.

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  • Confirmed: 29,789
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  • Recovered: 12,108
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