COVID-19: Gov Makinde confirms 4 new cases

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, said that the State has recorded 4 new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

Makinde noted that with the four new cases, the state now has 73 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

The Governor, who doubles as Chairman of the Covid-19 task force, made this known in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter account Wednesday night.

Makinde said, “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for four suspected cases came back positive today. Two more COVID-19 cases were also confirmed late last night.

“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State as at 10.30 PM today, is seventy-three.

“We urge the following categories of people who have not already done so, to register with the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, for the ongoing drive-through/walk-through testing at Adamasingba Stadium:

“People who believe they could have come in contact with a COVID-19 case in Oyo State; People with COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, tiredness, body ache and shortness of breath;

“People with respiratory disease symptoms; Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above.

“Also, please call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, if you find travellers from other states arriving in your community”.

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