Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that 64 people have so far tested for COVID-19 in the state.
Makinde, who stated this in his Twitter handle monitored in Ibadan, said that the five new confirmed cases announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night, brought the number to 64.
He tweeted: “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for five suspected cases came back POSITIVE.
“The cases are from the following local government areas: Ibadan North (2), a foreigner in Surulere, Ibadan North East (1) and Ibadan South West (1).
“So the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is sixty-four.”
He urged the general public to call the emergency operations centre, if they found travellers from other states arriving in their neighbourhood.
He gave the numbers as 08095394000, 08095863000, 08078288999 or 08078288800.