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JUST-IN: UCH Doctor Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A medical doctor at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has tested positive for Coronavirus.


Governor Seyi Makinde who confirmed this in series of tweets he shared, said isolation and contact tracing have commenced. With the new case recorded, Oyo state now has 8 active cases of Coronavirus.


Makinde tweeted;


The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case, a doctor at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, came back POSITIVE, today. Isolation and contact tracing have commenced. So, there are currently eight active cases in Oyo State.

We invite the following categories of people who have not already done so, to register with the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 / 08095863000 / 08078288999 / 08078288800, for the ongoing drive through/walk through testing at Adamasingba Stadium;

a) People who believe they could have come into contact with a COVID-19 case in Oyo State

b) People who returned to Nigeria from abroad within the last one month and their contacts

c) People with respiratory symptoms

d) Healthcare workers who have been in contact with the high-risk groups, above.

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. Gatherings in Oyo State are limited to a maximum of ten persons.


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