By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
Oyo state has recorded 30 new cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic bringing the total number of infections in the state to 233.
The state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde disclosed this On Saturday via a post on Twitter.
Makinde revealed that 27 out of the 30 new cases were from iSON Xperiences, the Ibadan firm that already had 78 members of staff tested positive to the virus.
“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for thirty suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Twenty-seven cases are from iSON Xperiences and one each from Ibadan SW, Ibadan SE and Oluyole Local Govt Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State as at 5.30PM today is 233,” Makinde said.
The governor also confirmed that nine 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 58.
“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,” the governor added