Sunday , May 9 2021


Coronavirus: Edo govt imposes dusk to dawn curfew to check spread … UBTH testing centre ready, as Edo sets for 1000 tests daily

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew effective from tomorrow, April 20, 2020, prohibiting the movement of people throughout the state from 7pm to 6am, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Obaseki, who disclosed this in a …

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UBTH discharges first COVID-19 patient

Benin – The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has discharged the first COVID-19 patient from its Isolation Centre. Dr Benson Okwara, Head Rapid Response Team, COVID-19 in UBTH, announced this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday. “The patient’s first negative test, following resolution of symptoms, was …

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Edo rallies Danjuma, Okunbor, Bello-Osagie, Ikazoboh, others for govt’s COVID-19 fundraising c’ttee

The Edo State Government has constituted diaspora and domestic-based fundraising committees made up of illustrious indigenes, corporate organisations as well as religious and traditional rulers, to support the state’s response in checking the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said the …

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Coronavirus: Edo govt opens new 30-bed isolation facility with 15 ventilators

The Edo State Government has opened a new ultra-modern 30-bed isolation facility at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, equipped with 15 ventilators, oxygen concentrators, dialysis and mobile x-ray machines, among other equipment to manage cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Deputy Governor and Chairman, Technical Sub-committee on COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus: Edo govt sets up screening facilities in 6 PHCs, 4 private hospitals in Benin … services to be scaled up across 18 LGAs

The Edo State Government has set up screening facilities in six Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) and four private hospitals in Benin City, as part of efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who disclosed this to journalists …

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