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78 Workers Now Infected With COVID-19 In Ibadan Company

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Governor, , on Thursday said that 15 workers have also tested positive for at a company located in the state capital, .

78 Workers Now Infected With COVID-19 In Ibadan Company
78 Workers Now Infected With COVID-19 In Ibadan Company

The Company which has earlier recorded 63 confirmed cases, has now been shut for decontamination, the Governor said.

Makinde also stated that contact tracing of persons of interest linked to infected staffers is ongoing.

Announcing this through his twitter handle, the governor said:

“Two 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-eight

“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases came back positive. Fifteen are from iSON Xperiences in Ibadan South West LGA, 2 are from Ido LGA and 1 is from Ibadan South East LGA. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 162,” he tweeted.

Governor Makinde had announced on May 16 that 30 workers of the company were infected with the virus.

On May 18, he revealed that another eight employees tested positive for the virus, adding on May 19 and May 20 that 19 and six additional workers got infected, respectively.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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