Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde has said that 27 more staff of an organization in the Ibadan South West Local government area in the state have all tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.
63 members of staff of the organization had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated.
In an update shared on Friday morning, May 22, the governor said 27 more members of staff of the organization, iSON Xperiences, have now tested positive for the virus.
“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for twenty-eight 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.” he tweeted
The state now has 190 confirmed cases of the viral disease.