Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed that the state has recorded two new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total infection in the State to 11.

The governor, on his twitter handle on Tuesday said the COVID-19 confirmation test for two suspected cases came back positive.

Makinde said one of the new cases was a 28-year-old woman who returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates on March 22, 2020.

“The second case is a 42-year-old man who is a contact of an earlier confirmed COVID-19 case. The isolation process has been initiated, contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced.

“This brings the number of confirmed cases in Oyo State to eleven. Two cases have been discharged. So, there are nine active cases,” he said.

Makinde urged residents of the state to keep following the directives of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force.

“Wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, regularly. Also, continue to maintain social distancing,” he said.