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BREAKING: Gov Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For COVID-19


Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has examined optimistic for coronavirus and is in self-isolation. 

The governor revealed this in a press release on his verified Twitter deal with on Monday the place he disclosed that he’s asymptomatic.

“I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result,” he tweeted. “It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.”

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He additionally directed the previous Chief Medical Director of the College Faculty, Ibadan, Prof Temitope Alonge, to be the Head of COVID-19 Job Pressure as he recovers.

In accordance with him, “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while I recover fully.”

Governor Makinde additionally urged the individuals of Oyo State to adjust to directions from the COVID-19 Job Pressure.

“Stay home, stay safe,” he urged Oyo residents.

He’s the third governor within the nation to check optimistic for coronavirus.

I simply obtained my COVID-19 affirmation take a look at end result. It’s POSITIVE. I’m asymptomatic and can proceed to self-isolate.

— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020

I’ve designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the College Faculty, Ibadan, because the Head of COVID-19 Job Pressure whereas I get better totally. Please proceed to adjust to all of the directives from the COVID-19 Job Pressure. Keep residence, keep secure.

— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020

Earlier on Monday, the Nigerian Authorities confirmed the second loss of life from coronavirus (COVID-19) within the nation.

The Minister of Well being, Dr Osagie Ehanire, introduced this through the Presidential Job Pressure briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He mentioned, “Until date, three individuals have been discharged after profitable therapy. However sadly, one other fatality was recorded over the weekend within the particular person of a affected person who had extreme underlying sicknesses.

“Now we have intensified contact tracing and our technique stays to promptly detect circumstances, isolate them, and observe up with their contacts and in addition isolate and deal with, with a view to scale back the unfold of the an infection.”

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