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3 members of Oyo Executive Council Test Positive to COVID-19

3 members of Oyo Executive Council Test Positive to COVID-19

Three members of the Oyo State Executive Council, have tested positive to coronavirus pandemic.

Governor Seyi Makinde who made the disclosure on his personal Facebook account said that two of the tests were inconclusive and they would be retested. 

Our Correspondent learnt that the EXCO members have been contacted and contact tracing has begun. Also, their offices have been closed and will be decontaminated

Makinde, in the message, declared that COVID-19 is still very much active in the state adding that steps are being taken to re-open the economy.

He maintained that this does not mean that the virus has disappeared but residents must take actions to protect themselves and their families.

He charged them to take preventive measures which include washing of hands with soap and water, wearing face masks whenever they are with other people and maintaining proper social distancing from others.

The Governor also appealed to residents not to forget the various advisories the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has issued regarding what to eat to boost the immune systems while he enjoined them to pray for the EXCO members and others who have come down with the coronavirus and wish them a speedy recovery.


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