Oyo State Government, on Sunday, confirmed additional 22 new cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde announced this in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter handle Sunday morning.
Makinde said, “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for twenty-two suspected cases came back POSITIVE. The cases are from Oluyole (6), Lagelu (4), Ibadan South East (3), Ido (2), Ibadan South West (2), Ibadan North West (2), Ibadan North (1), Egbeda (1) and Akinyele (1) Local Government Areas.”
The total number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the State has risen to 491, according to the governor.
Makinde advised residents who noticed any strange fever or sudden loss of taste/smell, to visit the nearest community-based testing centre to get tested for COVID-19.
“If you have any strange fevers or sudden loss of taste/smell, please visit the nearest community-based testing centre to get tested for COVID-19. The test is free. Details in the attached card,” he said.