Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has said that six more members of staff of an organization in the Ibadan South West Local government area in the state have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. 57 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated.
In an update posted on Wednesday afternoon, the governor said six more members of staff of the organization, iSON Xperiences, have now tested positive for the virus.
The governor who made the disclosure via his Twitter handle, said the company remains shut and will be decontaminated.
”The COVID-19 confirmation tests for six suspected cases came back POSITIVE. All six cases are from the same organisation, iSON Xperiences in Ibadan South West Local Government Area. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 143.
The company remains shut and will be decontaminated. The Emergency Operations Centre has continued intensive contact tracing to identify persons of interest linked to members of staff in the company.” the tweet read