19 More Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus At A Factory In Ibadan

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Another batch of 19 workers in a yet-to-be named factory in Ibadan Southwest local government of Oyo state have tested positive for coronavirus, according to TheNation.

The factory has been shutdown by the Oyo State Government.

Governor Seyi Makinde promised to unveil the name of the affected organisation on Tuesday, saying government protected its identity so far to allow the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) conclude investigations.

An initial 30 workers were confirmed positive on Saturday with another eight detected on Sunday.
In all, 57 workers in the factory had tested positive, fuelling in the Oyo state capital.

The development brings to 137 the total number of confirmed in the state.

The Governor, while giving an update on media handle, said contact tracing of the has begun.

Makinde said: “The COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected came back positive. All nineteen of these cases are from the same organisation referred to in the updates of May 16 and 17, 2020. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 137.”