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COVID-19: 15 staffs in same company test positive in Ibadan

CORONAVIRUS: 15 staffs of same company test positive in Ibadan

The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde said that another 15 staffs of the same organization in Ibadan South West Local Government Area and this have added to the number of positive cases in the state.

Making tweeted on Thursday morning saying the company, iSON Xperiences will remain under locks and keys for decontamination and he added that tracing of contacts of persons linked to all infected staffs is ongoing to forestall further spread of the pandemic.

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“Two confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second negative test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to forty-eight”.

“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases came back positive. 15 staffs of iSON Xperiences in Ibadan South West LGA, 2 are from Ido LGA and 1 is from Ibadan South East LGA. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 162,” he tweeted.

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According to The PUNCH reports, that the governor had announced on May 16 that 30 workers of the company were infected with the virus.

“On May 18, he revealed that another eight employees tested positive for the virus, adding on May 19 and May 20 that 19 and six additional workers got infected, respectively”, The PUNCH  reports.

 

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