Saturday , December 5 2020


Coronavirus: Obaseki insists on drastic measures to curb spread …erring transporters, hoteliers to face stiff punishment

…to partner religious, traditional leaders for distribution of relief materials The Edo State Government has rolled out an aggressive enforcement policy to stem the spread of coronavirus in the state, noting that the government remains reluctant to impose total lockdown because of the economic hardship such a move would cause. …

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Coronavirus: Edo govt deplores falsification of passengers’ details …as epidemiologists trace 286 contacts

The Edo State Government has expressed worry over the increasing number of fake details in the manifest of passengers, noting that the falsification of identity was limiting the government’s contact-tracing efforts. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, urged transporters to ensure that passengers …

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Edo govt shuts markets from Wednesday for fumigation …markets to temporarily relocate to public schools

The Edo State Government has directed the shutdown of markets in the state from Wednesday, April 8, 2020, for the commencement of fumigation of the facilities. Deputy Governor and Chairman, Edo State COVID-19 Response Technical Committee, Rt. Comrade Hon. Philip Shaibu, who disclosed this in a press briefing, said fumigation …

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Coronavirus: Edo govt, MAN collaborate to sustain production, distribution of food, pharmaceuticals

As part of efforts to mitigate the economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on households and businesses, the Edo State Government is collaborating with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to ensure adequate production and distribution of food and pharmaceuticals in the state. Head, Edo State Investment Promotion Office …

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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