Monday , July 13 2020


Group wishes Ize-Iyamu speedy recovery from COVID-19 to face N700m criminal trial

A civil society group, Forum for Progressive Governance and Accountability, has sent its get-well-soon message to Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo State, after testing positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), few days ago. Secretary of the group, Ohunyon Festus Egbenososa, …

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COVID-19: Edo govt intensifies contact tracing of 4,327 suspected cases, clears 3,769 others

The Edo State Government has cleared and exited 3,769 suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) cases across the state’s 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs), who have completed the compulsory 14-day follow up and tested negative. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, said the government …

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COVID-19: Edo records 4 more deaths, 63 new cases as govt seeks residents’ support to protect the elderly

The Edo State Government has urged residents to support efforts by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to secure the health and wellbeing of the Edo people by complying with all guidelines and precautionary measures against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who expressed …

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COVID-19: NDDC donates ventilators, X-ray machines, other medical supplies to boost Edo govt’s response to pandemic

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated medical supplies to the Edo State Government to strengthen the state’s response to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Speaking during the handing over of the medical supplies to the government in Benin City, Acting Managing Director and Chief …

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There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell