A agency in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has recorded 57 optimistic circumstances of Covid-19 amongst its employees.
The quantity types a bulk of the 72 new circumstances confirmed within the state on Saturday.
The state Process Drive on the pandemic revealed this in an announcement on the weekend.
Within the assertion by Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, the Process Drive stated the state would proceed to place measures in place to make sure the eradication of the virus in its area, including, nonetheless, that there was no trigger for alarm on the current improvement.
“Regardless of recording 72 optimistic circumstances of Covid-19 on Saturday, we need to inform the folks of Oyo State that there is no such thing as a trigger for alarm. Fifty-nine of the 72 circumstances had been recorded in an organization based mostly in Ibadan.
“What this tells us is that the virus continues to be very a lot round and that all of us must at all times stay vigilant, whereas adhering to the preventive protocols as enumerated by the specialists all alongside,” the assertion learn partly.”
The Process Drive, which is headed by Makinde, additional urged the residents to proceed to keep away from giant gatherings, preserve social distancing, stick with sanitation and hygienic practices equivalent to fixed washing of arms and use of sanitisers in addition to the usage of face masks.
In line with the assertion, 59 of the reported 72 confirmed circumstances had been from a single office in Ibadan whereas the remaining 13 circumstances are from the group testing efforts.