A COVID-19 patient has given birth at the Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan, Oyo state capital, Governor Seyi Makinde announced.
This is the first COVID-19 patient delivery in Oyo state. “The Mother and baby are doing well”, the governor said in a series of tweets on Saturday morning.
According to the governor, who is also the head of COVID-19 taskforce in the state, the confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases came back POSITIVE.
“The cases are from Ibadan South East (3), Ibadan North (3), Akinyele (3), Lagelu (2), Oluyole (2), Ibadan North West (2), Egbeda (1), Ido (1), Ona Ara (1) and Oyo East (1) Local Government Areas.
“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State today is 1451.”
Meanwhile, the state has lost another two patients in COVID-19 related cases. This brings the total number of deaths in Oyo State is fourteen.
The Oyo state government has urged residents to call the Emergency Operations Centre on 08095394000 | 08095863000 | 08078288999 | 08078288800, if they developed any COVID-19 symptoms like cough, fever, tiredness, body ache, loss of smell/taste and shortness of breath.