Oyo state has recorded a loss of life to the ravaging COVID-19 while fifty-six (56) news cases have been discovered.
Governor Seyi Makinde confirmed this development via a series of tweets on his verified Twitter handle on Thursday morning.
Makinde noted that with the new 56 cases, the state now has six hundred and sixty one (601) confirmed cases of Coronavirus.
“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for fifty-six suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Saki W (14), Oluyole (9), Ibadan N (6), Akinyele (10), Ibadan SE (5), Ibadan SW (4), Ibadan NW (2), Atisbo (1), Saki E (1) Ido (1), Ona Ara (1), Ibarapa N (1), Egbeda (1) LGAs.
Makinde, who doubled as Chairman, COVID-19 task force in the State, also revealed that the State recorded another one death from Coronavirus.
The number of death recorded from Coronavirus has risen to nine (9) according to the Governor.
“One COVID-19 related case passed away today. So, the total number of deaths in Oyo State is nine.
“If you have any strange fevers, sudden loss of taste/smell or other known COVID-19 symptoms, please visit the nearest community-based testing centre to get tested,” he added.