UCH MEDICAL DOCTOR TESTS POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS IN OYO

By Alao Abiodun

The Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, has confirmed a new case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

Makinde who disclosed this, s‡aid “there are currently eight active cases in Oyo State.”

He said, “The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case, a doctor at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, came back POSITIVE, today.

“Isolation and contact tracing have commenced.”

He however advised the people to keep following the directives of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force.

He said, “Wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, regularly. Also, continue to maintain social distancing. Gatherings in Oyo State are limited to a maximum of ten persons.”