Saturday , December 5 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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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