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Coronavirus victim in Ibadan tested negative -- Makinde

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By Our Correspondent

Oyo state governor and leader of the oyo state Covid-19. Taskforce  orce  on coronavirus, Engr Seyi Makinde on Friday night declared that the  awaited results of the suspected coronavirus victim whose blood sample were taken for diagnosis has tested  negative 

Governor makinde who made   the declaration at a press conference   following after the maiden meeting of the taskforce at the governments house ,  equally announced the immediate closure of all schools in the state  till after the easter celebrations as part of  measure to prevent the disease in the state

The governor also announced other measures reached at the meeting to include, setting up of emergency operations centers across the state  and diagnostic centers to be activated within 72 hours

He also announced the cancelation  of the free health mission of the government and the  ongoing  workers certification exercise in the state

The governor ,however urged religious centers  to voluntarily observe the advice of the state government adding that congregation should be limited to not more than 50 persons.

He expressed the commitment of his administration to prevebting the sdisease vowing to give his best  to ensure no life was lost