In an unidentified factory, another batch of 19 workers in Ibadan Southwest local government of Oyo state have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. Although the Oyo State Government had shut down the factory three days ago.
Governor Seyi Makinde promised to reveal the name of the affected factory on Tuesday, stating that the government protected its identity so far to allow the Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) conclude investigations.
In total, 57 workers in the factory had tested positive for the virus.
The Governor said contact tracing of the cases has begun while giving an update on his social media handle.
The COVID-19 confirmation tests for nineteen suspected cases 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,” the Governor stated.