Resumption Shift Is To Enable Schools Test Run COVID-19 Prevention Protocols – Makinde

…..Confirms 67 New Cases For Oyo

Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has explained that, the decision to postponed the school resumption against the scheduled date was to allow Oyo state schools to test run coronavirus prevention protocols.

Makinde in his Oyo State COVID-19 Taskforce update for June 23, 2020 after made clarification on why the reopening of school was shifted also confirmed 67 new cases for Wednesday.

Makinde said : To enable schools test run COVID-19 prevention protocols put in place, we have postponed the resumption of Primary 6, JSS 3 and SS3 students to July 06, 2020. However, teachers are to resume on June 29, 2020.

” The COVID-19 confirmation tests for sixty-seven suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Ibadan South West (19), Oluyole (17), Ibadan North (7), Lagelu-(4), Ibadan South East (3), Egbeda (2), Ido (2), Itesiwaju (2), Ibadan North West (2), Ibarapa North (2), Oyo West (2), Oyo East (2), Ogbomosho South (1), Ogbomosho North (1), and Akinyele (1) Local Government Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 1055.

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