Just In : UCH Doctor Tested Positive, Oyo Active Cases Now 8
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has informed the state residents of an additional coronavirus case in the state.
Makinde said, the new patient of Covid 19 in Oyo state is a doctor at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
According governor Makinde, he said : ” The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case, a doctor at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, came back POSITIVE, today. Isolation and contact tracing have commenced. So, there are currently eight active cases in Oyo State “Makinde.
Makinde therefore called on some categories of people who had not already ran a COVID 19 test to register with the emergency operations Ccentre on 08095394000 / 08095863000 / 08078288999 / 08078288800, for the ongoing drive through/walk through testing at Adamasingba Stadium “
The categories includes :
(a) People who believe they could have come into contact with a COVID-19 case in Oyo State;
b) People who returned to Nigeria from abroad within the last one month and their contacts;
c) People with respiratory symptoms and
d) Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above.
He also implored residents to keep following the directives of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force. Washing hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer regularly. Also to continue to maintain social distancing, as gatherings in Oyo State still limited to a maximum of ten persons