The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has announced that a medical doctor at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Makinde revealed this on his verified Twitter handle late Saturday night.
“The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case; a doctor at the University College Hospital Ibadan came back POSITIVE today.
“Isolation and contact tracing have commenced, so there are currently eight active cases in Oyo State” Makinde stated.
THE DAILY VENDOR reports that the latest development brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Oyo to 16. The state government however said seven people infected with the virus have already been discharged while one was transferred to Lagos.