Makinde Announces 30 New COVID-19 Cases, lnfections Now 364 In Oyo
Governor Seyi Makinde On Monday confirmed the discharged of 30 patients of coronavirus and new record of 30 positive cases in the state.
During his Oyo state COVID-19 Task force update for June 6, 2020, Makinde said total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 364.
” The COVID-19 confirmation tests for thirty suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Ibadan South East (11), Oluyole (8), Ibadan North (6), Lagelu (2), Akinyele (1), Ibadan South West (1) and Ibadan North East (1) Local Government Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 364.
” These new 30 confirmed cases are results from the five community-based testing centres recently activated. This confirms community spread and requires strict adherence to the guidelines on social distancing, wearing of face masks in public and proper hygienic practices.
” The Emergency Operations Centre will commence additional community-based testing at Oyo East, Itesiwaju and Oyo South Local Government Areas on Monday, June 08 2020. The community-based testing drive will take place in ten locations across the state.
” 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.
Meanwhile, the nation recorded
389 new cases on Saturday, total infections now exceed 12,000
According to the NCDC, Lagos reported 66 new cases, the FCT 50, Delta 32, Oyo 31, Borno 26, Rivers 24, while Edo and Ebonyi recorded 23 new cases each.
Other states where new cases were found include Anambra (17), Gombe (17), Nasarawa (14), Imo (12), Kano (12), Sokoto (12), Jigawa (8), Ogun (7), Bauchi (5), Kebbi (2), Kaduna (2), Katsina (2), Ondo (2), Abia (1) and Niger (1).
Having recorded 12,233 total Infections with the new cases, 3,826 patients have been successfully treated and discharged, and 342 deaths recorded.