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COVID-19: Oyo discharges 64 more patients



Oyo State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of sixty-four coronavirus patients in the state.

Governor Seyi Makinde who doubles as Chairman of the COVID-19 task force in the state made this announcement in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter account Friday morning.

With the 64 discharged patients, Makinde noted that the number of discharged patients have increased to 176 in the state.

He said, “64 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 176.

“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for thirty-six suspected cases came back POSITIVE. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 434”.

“Community-based testing for COVID-19 has commenced in ten Local Government Areas across the state; Oluyole, Lagelu, Ibadan South East, Ibadan North, Ibadan South West, Oyo East, Itesiwaju”.

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