IBADAN – Twenty-seven more staffers of iSon Xperiences, a telecom call centre, have tested positive to coronavirus in Oyo State.
The new cases bring to 132 workers in the firm who have been infected with COVID-19.
They are part of the new 38 new cases confirmed in the state.
However, nine fully recovered patients have also been discharged having tested negative twice..
The new discharged people bring to 58 those who have been released to reunite with their families.
As at Saturday, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State stand at 233.
The Chairman of the State COVID-19 Task Force, Governor Seyi Makinde gave the update on his social media handles.
He tweeted: “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.
“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 South West, Ibadan South East and Oluyole Local Government Areas.
“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State as at 5.30PM today (Saturday) is 233.” (The Nation)