Oyo govt confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases

Oyo govt confirms 5 new COVID-19 cases

Five new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), has been confirmed in Oyo State, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said.

According to its figures released on Monday, the five cases in Oyo were among the newly 245 recorded in 16 states.

IbrandTV reports that the new figure has brought the number of cases recorded in Oyo to 39 while 28 are active cases with two deaths.

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Meanwhile, the state government has started making frantic efforts to contain the spread of the disease in the state.

One of such efforts was the tour of the state border towns by  Gov. Seyi Makinde on Thursday to ascertain compliance with the directive on interstate border closure.

He had also made the use of face masks in public places compulsory while his government had renewed its sensitization campaigns across communities and in major markets on  measures against the pandemic

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