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Oyo records 56 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

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The Oyo State Government, on Thursday confirmed 56 new cases of coronavirus from different communities in the state. 

Governor Seyi Makinde who made this declaration via series of tweets on his verified Twitter handle Thursday morning, said the state has recorded one more COVID-19 related death.

According to Makinde, the state now has 661 confirmed cases of Coronavirus with 9 fatalities.

The tweet reads, “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for fifty-six suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Saki W (14), Oluyole (9), Ibadan N (6), Akinyele (10), Ibadan SE (5), Ibadan SW (4), Ibadan NW (2), Atisbo (1), Saki E (1) Ido (1), Ona Ara (1), Ibarapa N (1), Egbeda (1) LGAs.

“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 661.

“One COVID-19 related case passed away today. So, the total number of deaths in Oyo State is nine.

“If you have any strange fevers, sudden loss of taste/smell or other known COVID-19 symptoms, please visit the nearest community-based testing centre to get tested”.

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