Eighteen persons have been discharged from isolation centre in Oyo following the second test of Covid-19 proving negative.
The state also recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus.
Governor Seyi Makinde made the disclosures while giving an update of the pandemic in the state.
According to the Governor, eight of the new cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area which was shut down after 30 members of staff tested positive earlier.
This is in addition to a case from Oluyole Local Government Area.
The remaining two that make up the eleven are suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have since been buried.
Makinde said the total number of cases in Oyo State is 118 while COVID-19 related deaths is four.
The Governor said “Eighteen confirmed Covid-19 patients have received their second negative test results and have been discharged.
“This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to forty-six.
“Also, the Covid-19 confirmation tests for eleven suspected cases came back positive.
“Eight of these cases are from the same organisation in Ibadan South West Local Government Area referred to in the update of May 16, 2020.
“One case is from Oluyole Local Government Area.
“Furthermore, the test results of two suspected cases from the University College Hospital, Ibadan, who passed away and have since been buried also came back positive.
“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 118 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is four.”
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