22 Mar BREAKINGNEWS: Oyo records instance of Coronavirus, another US returnee under confinement
BREAKINGNEWS: Oyo records instance of Coronavirus, another US returnee under confinement
As the quantity of individuals contaminated with the lethal Coronavirus otherwise called Covid-19 keep on rising, Oyo state has recorded its first case.
Data accumulated that the case is that of a United Kingdom returnee, at Bodija region of Ibadan, the state capital.
It reviews the state Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. Bashir Bello had ealier uncovered that the presumed case was then under checking in Ibadan.
He said that the man, in his 50’s, who shown up Bodija territory of Ibadan from the United Kingdom, has been confined for as far back as four days.
“The UK returnee living in Ibadan had a temperature spike of 37.9 celsius and his blood test was along these lines taken to Lagos COVID-19 testing office of (NCDC),” he said.
Bello said the case was being checked and the consequence of the blood test was relied upon to show up last Thursday.
The state government had before announced that the test was negative.
However, the state had repealed its choice by saying that the case has returned to be certain.
The state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde in an announcement discharged Sunday morning, kept up that the outcome was discharged at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020.
The representative included that someone else who just came back from the US has been set under disengagement in Oluyole neighborhood government region.
Makinde stated, “Oyo State COVID-19 team update (MARCH 21, 2020).
“The COVID-19 affirmation test for the presumed case at Bodija has returned POSITIVE. The outcome was discharged at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020. Oyo State Public Health Officials are working together with the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan’s group looking into the issue.
“A follow up on the Ekiti COVID-19 case uncovered that the perished was gotten straightforwardly from Lagos Airport to a private loft in Ona Ara Local Government Area.
“The Health Authorities have reached the family concerned and the network has been alarmed for increased contact following and self-confinement of recognized close contacts.
The data given that he remained in certain lodgings in Ibadan has been seen as bogus.
“Another returnee from Texas, USA, has additionally been recognized at Oluyole Local Government Area. She has been kept in self-detachment with close observing by the State Epidemiological Team. All ongoing returnees are again asked to recognize themselves to Ministry Officials and self-confine for 14 days.
“We have discharged assets for: Activation of Emergency Operation Center at the Ministry of Health.
“Foundation of Diagnostic Center for screening of Coronavirus and other related irresistible illnesses to be positioned at the UCH, Ibadan. Preparing of the recently assigned Oyo State Infectious Disease Center at Olodo that has the limit with regards to more than 100 cases.
“Oyo State Ministry of Health Helplines: 08038210122/08023229267/08073431342”.
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