Oyo State has on Friday, the 24th of July, 2020 overtaken Lagos State as the state with the highest number of cases recorded in a single day after recording 191 new cases.
OYOGist.com has gathered that the state overtook Lagos State with 23 new confirmed cases.
On Friday, the 24th of July, the NCDC announced that 591 new cases were recorded in the country, with Oyo State having 191 cases, while Lagos has 168.
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The number of cases recorded in the state has fluctuated with some days recording a high number of cases, while other days saw mild cases. However, Oyo State has continued on a trend that signals a continuous or rather sharp rise in the number of cases recorded.
The State Government of Oyo State has issued a directive that requires all residents to put on a facemask whenever they are in public places. The state plans to enforce this rule by punishing offenders starting from August.
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