COVID-19: Oyo Discharges Another Patient

By Yinka Adeniran

Ibadan (Precise Post) – Another patient has been released from isolation centre in Oyo state after testing negative twice to the novel Coronavirus.

But, one of the five active cases has also requested a transfer to Lagos isolation thereby leaving the active cases in the state at four.

The disclosures were made Governor Seyi Makinde while giving an update on the Covid-19 situation in the state.

Earlier today on his handle @seyiamakinde, the Governor said the state has also received a donation of 2,000 test kits from The Citizen for Citizen Initiative led by Mrs Ibukun Awosika.

Additionally, he said support has also been received from the government through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as well as medical supplies from IRASA Clothing Company.

Makinde is the Chairman of the State Task Force on Covid-19.

Makinde tweeted “One confirmed COVID-19 patient was discharged after receiving their second negative test result. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to six. Another confirmed case requested a transfer to Lagos. So, there are currently four active cases in the state.

“We received a donation of 2,000 test kits from The Citizen for Citizen Initiative led by Mrs Ibukun Awosika. This will be used in our planned drive-through and walk-through tests from next week. We are grateful to the Citizen for Citizen Initiative.

“We also received donations of funds from the @NCDCgov as well as medical supplies from IRASA Clothing Company.

“Let me also use this opportunity to thank Chicken Republic, Dominos Pizza and all other organisations and individuals who have supported the state’s effort in preventing the spread of COVID-19 through donations in cash and kind.

“Please, keep following the directives of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force. Wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer, regularly. Also, continue to maintain social distancing.”(The Nation).

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