Seyi Makinde, the state governor and chairman of the Covid-19 task force committee in Oyo, has announced that the State has recorded five (5) new cases of COVID-19.
News Hub Mag! reports that the governor made this known in a tweet on his verified twitter account.
He wrote: “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for five suspected cases came back POSITIVE. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is sixty-four.”
He added that “The cases are from the following Local Government Areas: Ibadan North (2), a foreigner in Surulere, Ibadan North East (1) & Ibadan South West (1).”
Out of the 15 local governments, Ibadan North has the highest number of cases with 26; followed by Egbeda with eight cases; Ibadan South West is third with seven cases while Oriire has five.
Ibadan South East and Oluyole have three cases each; Akinyele, Ido, Surulere have two cases each while Ibadan North West, Ibadan North East, Lagelu, Olorunsogo, Ona Ara and Oyo East have all recorded one case each.
Thirteen people have also recovered from the infection and discharged, while two people have died from coronavirus-related complications in the state.