The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde says the state recorded its first COVID-19 death on Wednesday.
The Governor made the death public on his Twitter handle at about 11:30 pm on Wednesday.
He said that the deceased died at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, before his COVID-19 test result came out positive.
“The COVID-19 confirmation test for one suspected case came back positive.
“The patient died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, before his result came out today- Wednesday; contact tracing has already commenced.
“As reported earlier, one confirmed case was transferred to Lagos, so, there are currently five active cases in Oyo State,” Makinde tweeted.
Needs to be more cautious before dangerous out bursts in Oyo state