Saturday , December 5 2020

HEALTH

No Presidential broadcast on COVID-19 – Presidency

ABUJA – The Presidency says there will be no presidential broadcast on COVID-19, on Monday as being speculated in some quarters. Dr Aliyu Sani, the National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, had on Sunday while reacting to a question during a programme on Channels Television, disclosed that President …

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COVID-19: Edo govt warns against submitting ‘false names, addresses’ during screening, testing

The Edo State Government has warned residents against the submission of wrong information, including names, addresses and phone contacts, during the ongoing massive screening and testing exercise across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, …

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COVID-19 ALERT

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