Another 8 members of Ibadan company test positive for coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday disclosed that another set of eight workers in an organisation in Ibadan have also tested positive for coronavirus.

On Saturday, it was announced that 30 staff members of the same organisation based in Ibadan South West Local Government Area of the state tested positive for the disease.

Speaking on Monday morning on his twitter handle, Makinde disclosed that test results of 11 people came back positive and out of this, eight of the positive cases belonged to the staff members of the unnamed company.

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“Eighteen confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to forty-six

Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for eleven suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Eight of these cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area referred to in the update of May 16, 2020. One case is from Oluyole Local Government Area.

Furthermore, the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back POSITIVE. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 118 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is four”.

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