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COVID-19: Oyo Govt confirms 16 new cases, discharges 15 patients

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The Oyo State Government has confirmed 16 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 334.

Governor Seyi Makinde who made the announcement on Saturday via his verified Twitter handle, also confirmed the recovery and discharge of of 15 patients from its isolation centre.

The patients were discharged after receiving their second negative test result.

He said, “Fifteen confirmed COVID-19 cases have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to 112.

“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for sixteen suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Ibadan South West (11), Ibadan North West (2), Ido (1), Oluyole (1) & Ibadan North (1) Local Government Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 334.

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

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