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COVID-19: Two Test Positive As Oyo Begins Isolation Process, Says Task Force

…State To Promulgate Law On COVID-19 Pandemic The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has said that confirmation tests for two suspected cases of the disease have come out positive. It stated that one of the two new cases was a 28-year-old woman who returned to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirate on March 22, 2020 while the other was a 42-year-old contact of an earlier confirmed case. The task force made these known in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa. The…

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Oyo Gov Makinde Tests Negative To Coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has tested negative for coronavirus six days after he initialy tested positive for the COVID-19 and was in self isolation. The governor had on March 30th, announced via social media that he had tested positive for the virus, stating that though he is asymptomatic, he will continue to self-isolate. However, in a statement via his official Twitter handle, Governor Makinde in the late hours of April 5th, announced that he had received his second negative test result for COVID-19. He thanked everyone who had…

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COVID-19: Ekiti Confirms Second Case, Assures Residents Of Safety

Ekiti State has assured the people adequate prevention measures have been put in place to contain the spread of Coronavirus saying that health workers have been strategically stationed at the various  borders points with infrared thermometers to test those coming in and going outside the state. Speaking while briefing journalists on the new patient that tested positive to covid-19  shortly after the discharge of the index case, State Commissioner for Health and human services, Dr Moji Yaya-Kolade made this known on Thursday reassured the people. According to the commissioner, “The Nigeria Centre…

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Oyo COVID 19: Our Efforts Yielding Results, Says Task Force Chairman

…Gets Donations  From Zard Holding, Central Abattoir, Others Acting chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge said on Friday that efforts of the state government at curbing the spread of the virus are yielding results. Prof Alonge, who addressed newsmen at the newly completed Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan, stated that due to the efforts of the Task Force, cases of infection are not on the rise in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, in a statement quoted Prof Alonge saying…

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Ondo Records First Case Of Coronavirus, Says Gov

Ondo State has recorded its index case of coronavirus (COVID-19), about five weeks after the first case of the disease was reported in Nigeria. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, announced this on Friday via his verified Twitter handle. He revealed that the state government received the report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shortly before he made the announcement. Governor Akeredolu noted that the infected case has since been placed under isolation and would be monitored. He urged the residents of the state to stay calm, adding that the government…

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Fear Of COVID 19: Ondo Shuts Borders To Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Ogun

For the fear of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Ondo State has closed its borders to neighbouring Ekiti, Edo, Osun, Kogi and Ogun states in order to stop the rise of the virus. The closure takes effective from 6.00pm on Thursday, April 2. According to the state government, the directive which was given on Wednesday follows the rise in the number of persons infected by the virus. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, the decision was taken after observing the possibility of the disease spreading into…

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COVID 19:  Ekiti Discharges Index Case, It Is Real, Says Survivor

Ekiti State on Tuesday discharged the  index case of COVID-19 from its isolation centre after he was certified free of the dreaded coronavirus. The male patient, who had been receiving treatment  at the Ekiti State Infectious  Disease Control Centre, Ado-Ekiti,  since March 18, 2020, when he tested positive to the coronavirus, was discharged from the centre at 2.00pm. The State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi,  who is also the chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19, had earlier in a state broadcast on Sunday, given an indication that the patient might be discharged, should his…

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COVID-19: Osun Gov Oyetola Appoints 21-Man Relief Committee

Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has put together a 21-man Food and Relief Committee of Eminent Nigerians  to cushion the effect of restrictions on movement of goods and services in the state. The committee members are Asiwaju Tunde Badmus,  Chief Adebayo Jimoh, Pastor Enoch Adeboye,  Pastor Matthew Asimolowo, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja I,  General Alani Akinrinade (Rtd), Chief Tunde Ponle, Rt Hon Patricia Etteh, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi,  Sir Demola Aladekomo, Rt Hon Lasun Yusuff,  Dr Wale Babalakin and Dr Segun Aina. Others are Mallam…

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Atiku To Makinde: We Stand By You, Pray For Your Quick Recovery

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Atiku Abubakar has expressed his wish of quick recovery to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State currently in isolation having tested positive to covid 19. In a message from his twitter handle, Atiku prays for the Governor’s quick recovery while commending him for the tremendous work in setting up a covid19 diagnostic centre in Oyo State. Dear @seyimakinde I pray for your quick recovery and I am very impressed by your tremendous work in setting up a #COVID19 diagnostic…

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COVID 19: Oyo Gov Makinde Tests Positive, Goes Into Self Isolation

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has tested positive for coronavirus and is in self-isolation. The governor revealed this in a statement on his verified Twitter handle on Monday where he disclosed that he is asymptomatic. “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result,” he tweeted. “It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.” He also directed the former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, Prof Temitope Alonge, to be the Head of COVID-19 Task Force as he recovers. According to him, “I have designated…

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