The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for COVID-19.
I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. pic.twitter.com/SX6UAYBb0S
— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) March 30, 2020
Also the NCDC reported that Nigeria recorded second death from coronavirus while the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu also shared that an additional 5 cases recovered and were discharged.
I am excited to announce some positive news ahead of our lockdown.
We have just discharged 5 formerly positve #COVID19 patients from our Infectious Disease Hospital after treatment and multiple testing by our specialists.
Congratulations to the healthcare team and the patients.
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) March 30, 2020
The NCDC in the meantime is working to identify 6,000 people who have had close contacts with persons infected to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus in Nigeria.