COVID-19: Oyo Releases Testing Centres Across State, Urges Residents To Go For Testing

 COVID-19: Oyo Releases  Testing Centres Across State, Urges Residents To Go For Testing

The Emergency Operations Centre, EOC, of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, has released a list of locations where residents of the State can undertake COVID-19 test across the State.

According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the list of centres was ratified on Monday, September 28, 2020, at the State’s COVID-19 Task Force meeting presided by the State Governor.

The Task Force called on residents of the State to avail themselves the opportunities of its decentralised testing system, to get themselves tested for the virus; maintaining that contrary to misinformation that the virus has been defeated, it is still very much active, warning that adequate observance of all the safety protocols remained the effective ways of combating the virus.

The available testing centres in the State, according to the statement, include: State Hospital, Oyo; General Hospital, Saki; General Hospital, Iseyin; General Hospital, Igboora; General Hospital, Apata, Ibadan; Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan; Health is Wealth, Secretariat Road, Ibadan; and LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso; adding that testing is also available in approved private laboratories across the State.

The statement further indicated that residents can call the following numbers for enquiries: 08095394000, 08078288999, 08078288800, 08095863000 or dial 72319*6# and follow the promptings.

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