Oyo State Govermnt has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 26.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, made this revelation in a statement on Sunday morning.
The governor said public health officials are collaborating with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan’s team on the case.
The governor added that “another returnee from Texas, USA, has also been identified at Oluyole Local Government Area. She has been kept in self-isolation with close monitoring by the State Epidemiological Team.”
The governor urged all recent returnees to identify themselves to Ministry Officials and self-isolate for 14 days.
He asked anyone with related symptoms to call the Oyo State Ministry of Health Helplines, which he gave as: 08038210122/ 08023229267/ 08073431342.