Oyo records first Coronavirus case


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the state, urging residents to remain calm and adhere to the hygiene measures recommended by health experts.

This brings the number of cases in Nigeria to 23.

Makinde added that another suspected case, an Oyo indigene who returned from the United States, had also been identified in Oluyole Local Government Area and has been instructed to remain in self-isolation and would be monitored by the State Epidemiological Team.

In a statement released on his official social media handle on Sunday, the governor disclosed that the first case was connected to the 27-year-old American national who passed died in Ekiti state over suspected case of coronavirus.

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