Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Oyo State making it 107 as reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The State COVID-19 Task Force confirmed this in its latest update on the disease in Oyo state.
GoldenNewsNg learnt that 30 of the cases were members of staff of the same organisation based in Ibadan, the state capital.
According to report gathered , the organisation is located in Ibadan South West Local Government Area (LGA) while the remaining one case is from Egbeda LGA.
GoldenNewsNg further gathered that government has instructed that the affected organisation’s offices been shut down and decontaminated.
According to a statement by government , “We urge members of the public to remain calm as the situation is under control.
“Intensified contact tracing has already commenced. We will give an update on any additional measures that may need to be taken,” the statement read.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oyo to 107, out of which 77 are active with two dead, and 28 patients discharged.
The new cases were among the 176 additional COVID-19 infections announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday.
Furthermore, A breakdown of the figures by regions shows that Lagos in the South West has the highest with 2,373 cases of COVID-19, followed by Kano in the North West with 761.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the North Central region has the third-highest tally in the country with 397, just as Bauchi in the North East has 212, Edo in the South South has 95, and Enugu in the South East has 12 cases.
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