COVID19: 59 Staff Of Ibadan Company Tests Positive

COVID19: 59 Staff Of Ibadan Company Tests Positive

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Oyo State Governor,Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 has announced a total of 72 positive COVID-19 cases recorded in the state on Friday.

The task force, in a statement issued on Saturday by the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Seyi Makinde, said that 59 out of the 72 cases were recorded in a company based in Ibadan.

While assuring the residents that there was no cause for alarm on the rising COVID-19 figure,the taskforce implore people to continue to be careful as the state is not totalling free from the virus.

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The task force said that government would continue to put all necessary measures in place to ensure the eradication of the virus completely in the state.

“Despite recording 72 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, we want to tell the people of Oyo State that there is no cause for alarm,” it said.

“What this tells us is that the virus is still very much around and that we all need to always remain vigilant, while adhering to the preventive protocols, as enumerated by the experts,” it said.

While stating that the state had yet to defeat the virus, it, however, assured the residents that there was no cause for alarm on the rising COVID-19 figure.

The task force said that government would continue to put all necessary measures in place to ensure the eradication of the virus in the state.

“Despite recording 72 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, we want to tell the people of Oyo State that there is no cause for alarm,” it said.

“What this tells us is that the virus is still very much around and that we all need to always remain vigilant, while adhering to the preventive protocols, as enumerated by the experts,” it said.

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