PANIC as Oyo Records 56 Fresh Cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday


By Oluwakemi Ishola 

Oyo State has recorded 56 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 661. Despite the spike, the state retains its 6th position on the national COVID-19 log.

The new active cases were revealed in the routine update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Wednesday. The Pacesetter News found that majority of the new cases are from iSON Xperiences.

The Pacesetter News understands that No. of Cases on admission in Oyo COVID-19 facilities are 410; Number of Discharged patients are 242 and Number of Deaths recorded stands at 9.

On the 17th of June 2020, 587 new confirmed cases and 14 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Having carried out 103,779 tests, 17735 cases have been confirmed, 5967 cases have been discharged and 469 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory

The 587 new cases are reported from 18 states- Lagos (155), Edo (75), FCT (67), Rivers (65), Oyo (56), Delta (50), Bayelsa (25), Plateau (18), Kaduna (18), Enugu (17), Borno (12), Ogun (12), Ondo (7), Kwara (4), Kano (2), Gombe (2), Sokoto (1), Kebbi (1)


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