Deadly COVID-19 Variant Discovered In Oyo

Deadly COVID-19 Variant Discovered In Oyo, Nigeria, COVID-19
  • “The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force hereby appeals to the good people of Oyo State to comply with these and other advisories as they apply to individuals and organisations.” 

The deadly COVID-19 variant has been discovered in Oyo State, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.

Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, made this known via a statement on Sunday.

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the deadly COVID-19 variant, which is highly contagious, was first detected in India.

The statement read, “This strain has been associated with high transmission, increase severity of infection and outcomes.

“As such, this is to warn that the virus is still very much within the society.

“The ‘Own Your Action’ (OYA) initiative of the State Government should be seriously considered by adhering to the guidelines of wearing nose and mouth masks in public gatherings, washing of hands with soap and water, and use of hand sanitisers, among others.

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“The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force hereby appeals to the good people of Oyo State to comply with these and other advisories as they apply to individuals and organisations,” Adisa stated.

The CPS added, “It would be appreciated if all in-bound travelers from overseas maintain the mandatory seven-day isolation and subsequent testing before mingling with the populace.

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“In addition, residents are enjoined to seek medical care and avail the opportunity of free testing whenever there’s any feeling of unwellness.

“Vigilance on the parts of both the Government and the people will surely go a long way in stemming the transmission of this disease within the State.”

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