2 of the 33 active coronavirus cases in Oyo State, have absconded, Governor Seyi Makinde has announced on Wednesday, via Twitter.
He said that more results from the outstanding coronavirus confirmation tests have been received by the State.
He added that a total of 975 samples have so far been collected, and are being processed.
He tweeted: “We have received more results from pending Covid-19 confirmation tests. The result of 1 suspected case came back positive, on May 3. The person is based in Ibadan.
“The results of 5 suspected cases came back positive on May 4. 4 of these 5 cases are immigrants, and the last person is an Oyo State resident.
“The results of 5 suspected cases came back positive on May 5. 4 of these 5 cases are travellers from the Northern part of Nigeria, and the last 1 is an Oyo State resident.
“Of the 33 active cases being managed by the State, 2 have absconded, possibly to their permanent places of residence. This brings the number of active cases in Oyo State to 31.
“10 cases are self-isolating, while 21 cases are being managed in the Isolation Centres in Oyo State; 1 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, and 20 in Olodo. 19 of these 20 cases at Olodo are asymptomatic, and the last person has anosmia (loss of smell).”
Governor Makinde urged members of the public to contact the Emergency Operations Centre, on the emergency numbers, “if you find travellers from other States arriving in your neighbourhood”.