Just In: Oyo COVID-19 Task Force confirms one new case of coronavirus
The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday confirmed that the state indeed recorded another positive case of COVID-19, bringing to nine, the total of positive cases in the state.
A statement by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge, on behalf the State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, which was made available in Ibadan on Saturday, confirmed that the latest case is a close contact of the second confirmed case who subsequently developed symptoms.
The statement indicated that the patient has been moved to one of the isolation centres in the state, while activities at the Emergency Operations Centre, (EOC) are being ramped up and reviewed to meet the evolving nature of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“With the index case in the state already discharged, the other seven cases remain stable,” Prof. Alonge said.