Oyo State has recorded one COVID-19 related death in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 12.
Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this on Monday via a post on Twitter.
The governor also said 180 confirmed COVID-19 cases received their second negative test results and have been discharged.
This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to 688.
“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for sixty-six suspected cases came back POSITIVE.
“The cases are from Ibadan North West (26), Ibadan N (9), Ibadan SW (6), Ido (6), Lagelu (4), Egbeda (3), Oyo E (3), Ibarapa N (3), Saki W (2), Ibadan SE (1), Ibadan NE (1), Akinyele (1) and Itesiwaju (1) LGAs. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 1372,” the governor said.
He added: “Please keep following the guidelines of the COVID-19 Task Force to ensure that we slow down the spread of coronavirus in our state. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, wear face masks in public places and maintain proper social distancing.”
Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Oyo State currently has 674 active cases and placed third behind Lagos and FCT as the states with the most number of COVID-19 cases.