COVID-19: iSON Xperiences’ Cases Rise To 143

The total number employees at iSON Xperiences who have tested positive for COVID-19 is now 143.

The total number of positive cases became 132 after Governor Seyi Makinde, on Saturday night, announced that twenty-seven new cases has been recorded in the company.

Governor Seyi Makinde announced on Friday, May 22, 2020, that 27 more employees of the customer service provider tested positive on Thursday, May 21.

The governor had first announced on Saturday, May 16, that 30 staff members from the organisation tested positive.

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Eight more positive cases of the novel disease were recorded from the same organisation on Sunday, May 17, while another 19 positive cases were recorded on Monday, May 18.

Six staff members of the organisation, located in Ibadan South West local government area of the state, also tested positive on Tuesday, May 19, while 15 tested positive on Wednesday, May 20.

On Friday, May 22, 2020, Governor Makinde announced that twenty seven employees of the customer service provide had tested positive again.

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In his COVID-19 update, for May 22 made on Saturday morning, the Governor announced that eleven out of the thirteen new cases in the state were from iSON Xperiences.

Speaking on the efforts his administration is taking, Makinde in his COVID-19 update, for May 21, said: “Let me reassure you, as Head of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, that we are doing everything in our power to contain the spread of this disease, given the recent increase in numbers.

“The upside is that majority of the COVID-19 cases in Oyo State have relatively mild or no symptoms. This means that with the proper management of cases that we have put in place, they will recover without any complications.

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“The downside is that when people are asymptomatic, they can easily spread the virus unknowingly. This is why we all must play our roles by adhering to guidelines on frequent hand washing with soap and water, physical distancing and the use of face mask in public places.

“We will continue to deploy all resources at our disposal to ensure that the virus is contained in Oyo State. Together, we can fight this pandemic.”

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