Tuesday, May 19, 2020

19 more workers in Oyo company test positive for covid-19

Nineteen more members of staff of the same company in Ibadan South-West local government area that earlier had 30 staff who tested positive for coronavirus, are the latest Covid-19 cases in Oyo state.

Governor Seyi Makinde, confirmed this in a statement issued just after midnight on Monday.

On Saturday, the results for 30 co-workers came back positive, while eight more workers were confirmed positive on Sunday, and with the latest figure for Monday, 57 members of staff have now tested positive for the virus.

“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases came back POSITIVE. All nineteen of these cases are from the same organisation referred to in the updates of May 16 and 17, 2020. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 137,” it read.

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