The Oyo state Covid-19 task force on Friday disclosed that there were 27 new coronavirus positive cases at the Ibadan South-west local government area of the state, thus bringing the total to 103 cases within a week from the same organisation.
The chairman of the task force, who is the governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, disclosed this on his tweet posted on his tweeter handle on Covid-19 update.
Makinde, who said one other Covid-19 positive came was recorded at Akinyele local government area of the state, gave the assurance that the task force was doing all its best to curtail spread of the pandemic.
“The Covid-19 confirmation tests for 28 suspected cases came back positive. Twenty-seven are from iSON Xperiences and the last case is from Akinyele local government area. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo state is 190. Let me reassure you, as Head of the Oyo state Covid-19 task force, that we are doing everything in our power to contain the spread of this disease, given the recent increase in numbers.
“The upside is that majority of the Covid-19 cases in Oyo state have relatively mild or no symptoms. This means that with the proper management of cases that we have put in place, they will recover without any complications.”