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BREAKING: Rumored COVID-19 death in Apata, Ibadan; NCDC allegedly clears entire family for isolation

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Another unconfirmed report of a new COVID-19 related death has been reported in Jankata, Apata Ibadan after several eye-witness accounts told this media outlet that a man allegedly died of COVID-19 in the said community.

The said family allegedly came into the country from Canada on a private jet during the lockdown, thereby coming into the country during the insterstate travel ban.

If this report is true, then it means this is the second case of COVID-19-related death that is reported in Oyo State, following the first one that was reported from Lafia Hospital in Apata.

In one eye-witness account, captured by one of our reporters on tape, several individuals confirmed that the person was a medical practitioner who came in with one of their clients from Canada.

The alleged death was said to have occurred on the morning of Saturday 25th of April, 2020.

OYOGist.com sent a request for clarification on this report to the NCDC and are yet to receive a response as at the time of filing this report.

BREAKING: Rumored COVID-19 death in Apata, Ibadan; NCDC allegedly clears entire family for isolation

This is a developing story, and we will bring you more report on this as it develops.

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