By Oluwabukola Akanni
Ibadan (Precise Post)- The Oyo State Government says it has recorded two new COVID-19 related deaths as the death toll in the state hits 37.
The Oyo State COVID-19 Emergency Operation Centre disclosed this on Tuesday via its official Twitter account @covid19oyo_eoc.that it was the latest statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
It, however, disclosed that no new coronavirus cases were recorded in the state on Monday.
“#COVID19 OYO CASE UPDATE 24TH AUGUST, 2020.
“NO NEW CASES CONFIRMED
“Sadly, there has been 2 additional deaths as a result of complications from COVID19.
“Please continue to stay safe.
“#OwnYourAction #OYA #ProtectYourself,” the centre tweeted.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases is 3,050, while the number of active cases in the state is 1,330.
A total number of 1682 coronavirus patients have recovered from the highly contagious virus in the state.
NAN reports that the state continued to hold the third spot for total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, with Lagos and FCT leading in the first and second positions respectively.