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Health News of Sunday, 31 May 2020


Oyo discharges 21 COVID-19 patients isolation centre

At least 21 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the isolation centres in Oyo State, according to the government.

According to Governor Seyi Makinde via his official Twitter handle on Saturday night, there are now a total of 96 recoveries in the state.

He revealed that the newly discharged, having tested negative twice consecutively, we discharged within the past three days.

"Twenty-one confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged in the past three days. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to ninety-six," he tweeted.

He also added that the state recorded 30 new cases within three days from May 28 when their confirmation tests came back positive.

Makinde further revealed that 10 cases recorded on May 28 were all from iSON Xperiences – a company located in the Dugbe area of Ibadan.

“On May 29, 15 cases were confirmed and 10 of it were from the iSON Xperiences while five cases were recorded on May 30, five of which were also from iSON Xperiences.’’

As at the time of the report, Oyo State has now recorded a total of 282 COVID-19 cases.

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