Oyo state records first corovarus death at UCH

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says the state recorded its first COVID-19 death on Wednesday.

Makinde made the death public on his Twitter handle at about 11:30 pm on Wednesday.

He said that the deceased died at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, before his COVID-19 test result came out positive.

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“The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case came back positive.

“The patient died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, before his result came out today- Wednesday; contact tracing has already commenced.

“As reported earlier, one confirmed case was transferred to Lagos, so, there are currently five active cases in Oyo State,” Makinde tweeted.

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