Eleven other people have been infected with the Covid-19 Pandemic in Oyo State. Eight out of these newly confirmed cases are from the same organization.
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, announced via his Twitter handle on Monday, May 18th, 2020.
The tweet reads: ‘The COVID-19 confirmation tests for eleven suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Also Read: Lagos Considers Re-opening Economy- SanwoOlu
‘Eight of these cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area referred to in the update of May 16, 2020. One case is from Oluyole Local Government Area.’
Makinde also announced that two deaths that occurred at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan, were Covid-19 related.
‘Furthermore, the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have been buried also came back POSITIVE.
‘So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 118 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is four.’
However, eighteen confirmed 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 forty-six.