Six more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed at iSON Xperiences, a company at the centre of a large cluster of the disease in Oyo State.
Seyi Makinde, Governor of Oyo State, disclosed this in a Twitter post on Sunday.
The Oyo State government had at different times announced a number of confirmed cases at iSON Xperiences, located in Ibadan South West Local Government Council Area of the state.
According to an unofficial tally, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at the company has risen to 149.
Governor Makinde, who is the Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, also revealed that one more case was also reported from Ibadan South West Local Government Council Area.
“The COVID-19 confirmation tests for seven suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Six are from iSON Xperiences and one case is also from Ibadan SW Local Govt Area.
“So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 240,” Governor Makinde tweeted.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases in Oyo State, bringing the number of cases in the state to 240.
Out of the 240 cases, 178 are currently on admission, 58 have been discharged, while four persons have died.