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Saturday, 21 March 2020

COVID-19: First Confirmed Case in Oyo State Recorded in Bodija, Ibadan


Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced that COVID-19 confirmation test for a suspected case at Bodija has come back POSITIVE. The result was released at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020 and that the Oyo State Public Health Officials are collaborating with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan’s team on the case.

Taking to his Tweeter handle he tweeted that "another returnee from Texas, USA, has also been identified at Oluyole Local Government Area. She has been kept in self-isolation with close monitoring by the State Epidemiological Team.

"All recent returnees are again urged to identify themselves to Ministry Officials and self-isolate for 14 days.

The State Government has released funds for the activation of Emergency Operation Centre at the Ministry of Health and established a oDiagnostic Centre for screening of Coronavirus and other related infectious diseases to be stationed at the UCH, Ibadan.

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