The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Friday confirmed 69 new COVID-19 cases in the state.
The governor said on its Twitter handle the new cases were from 15 local government areas of the state.
The latest figure, according to him, brought the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 1,951.
Makinde also disclosed that four COVID-19 patients had been discharged in the state.
.He said: “Four confirmed COVID-19 cases received their second negative test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to 1,012.
“Also, the COVID-19 confirmation tests for 69 suspected cases came back positive.
“The cases are from Ibadan North (14), Ibadan South-West (12), Akinyele (nine), Egbeda (eight), Iseyin (seven), Ibadan South-East (four), Oluyole (four), Orelope (three), Ibadan North-East (two), Oyo East (one), Saki West (one), Lagelu (one), Ibadan North-West (one), Ona Ara (one) and Ido (one).
“Please keep following the guidelines of the COVID-19 Task Force to ensure that we slow down the spread of the coronavirus in our state.
”Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, wear face masks in public places, and maintain proper social distancing.”