Cable News reports that the number of COVID-19 cases in Oyo has risen to 233 out of which 143 are from iSON Xperiences, a company in Ibadan, the state capital.
The company provides logistics for customer care services.
In a series of tweets, Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, said out of the 30 new cases recorded on Saturday, 27 were from the company.
Makinde said nine patients recovered from the disease and were discharged, putting the total recoveries at 58.
“Nine confirmed COVID-19 patients have received their second NEGATIVE test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to fifty-eight,” the governor tweeted.
“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for thirty suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Twenty-seven cases are from iSON Xperiences and one each from Ibadan SW, Ibadan SE and Oluyole Local Govt Areas. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State as at 5.30PM today is 233.