Oyo confirms 2 new cases of COVID-19

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Oyo confirms 2 new cases of COVID-19

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The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has said that confirmation tests for two suspected cases of the disease have come out positive.

It stated that one of the two new cases was a 28-year-old woman who returned to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirate on March 22, 2020, while the other was a 42-year-old contact of an earlier confirmed case.

The task force made these known in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa.

The statement read: “The COVID-19 confirmation test for two suspected cases came back positive today. One of the new cases is a 28-year-old woman who returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates on March 22, 2020. The second case is a 42-year-old man who is a contact of an earlier confirmed COVID-19 case.

“The isolation process has been initiated, contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced. This brings the number of confirmed cases in Oyo State to…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper