The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde announced on Friday evening that the state currently has a high number of people infected with the virus.
‘We have started receiving results of pending COVID-19 confirmation tests,’ Seyi Makinde said via his Media handle on Twitter.
‘Two tests came back positive late last night. One from a UCH doctor who returned from Kano and another is a worker with the State Security Service.’
Recall that on Wednesday, April 29, the governor said that out of the 775 samples collected, 300 were awaiting results due to a shortage of reagents required to process COVID-19 tests.
‘ Another eight tests came back positive today. Of the eight newly confirmed cases, six are Togolese nationals and the remaining two are Oyo State residents in Ogbomoso.’
‘In addition to the case recorded in Lagos which was announced yesterday, another confirmed case recorded in Kano is also being managed in Oyo State.’ he added.
Oyo State currently has twenty active cases.