The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has revealed that 84 persons of interest likely cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been identified and contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced.

This is coming after two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed 27 March

Seyi Makinde has also declared a dusk to dawn curfew (7 pm to 6 am) and limited gathering to not more than 10 persons.

In thread via his verified Twitter handle, Seyi Makinde said: “The COVID-19 confirmation test for two suspected cases have come back POSITIVE. The isolation process has been initiated. 84 Persons of Interest have been identified, and contact tracing and collection of samples have commenced.

The state’s diagnostic centre set up in collaboration with the University College Hospital is now ready. The @NCDCgov  certification is still pending but the Director-General of NCDC has made a pre-statement about the molecular laboratory in Oyo State.

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