Coronavirus: Oyo discharges telephone number, administration code for pre-COVID-19 screening


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Oyo State Government, on Wednesday, discharged a number and a help code for pre-COVID-19 screening in the state.

It encouraged occupants to dial the code or the number and follow the technique to decide if they have to get tried for the novel Coronavirus.

The stage for the administration code and number, which were both given by Interswitch, are: (administration code) 72319*6#; and (number) 014400028.

Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Seyi Makinde, in an announcement, noticed that the number and administration code stages offer fundamental screening chances to figure out who needs to get tried for COVID-19.

The announcement included that the two stages, which offer administrations in English, Yoruba and Pidgin English, can likewise be utilized to report a suspected COVID-19 case.

“The Oyo State Government has gone above and beyond in its battle against the novel Coronavirus. The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 has presented the organization of innovation in its battle against the infection by presenting a help code and a telephone number.

“The administration code is 72319*6# while the telephone number is 014400028. When dialed, the stages will demand for data on the caller’s/dialler’s present wellbeing status including whether he/she is right now encountering any of the indications of COVID-19. It will likewise demand for the person’s name and present neighborhood legislature of home.

“On the off chance that a guest or dialler effectively fills in the data on their wellbeing circumstance and clinical history, the application will arrange such individual as high or okay, contingent upon the data gave.

“At the point when a dialler doesn’t require further testing for COVID-19, the application, by then, will characterize such individual as generally safe and exhort him/her to keep on remaining safe by sticking to preparatory rules.

“On account of a person with data that coordinates those with COVID-19 side effects, the application will characterize the guest as high hazard and direct such individual to self-detach, hack into elbows, wash/disinfect hands normally, abstain from contacting mouth, nose or confront and take part in solid eating regimen.”

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