Saturday , December 5 2020

HEALTH

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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COVID-19: Akeredolu tests positive

Akure – Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for COVID-19. Akeredolu made the disclosure on Tuesday on his verified twitter account, @RotimiAkeredolu. The governor, who said he had malaria a few days ago, explained that he was treated and ” got over it.” “And as at the …

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Edo COVID-19 frontline workers to get outstanding allowance, as govt concludes payroll vetting

…‘We demobilised COVID-19 screening taskforce after exceeding target’ The Edo State Government has said the frontline workers temporarily engaged in screening and testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state would be paid their outstanding allowance upon the conclusion of the vetting of their payroll. Special Adviser to the Governor on …

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COVID-19: Forum of retired Heads of Service, Permanent Secretaries donate N500,000 to Edo COVID-19 fund

…urges residents to complement govt’s efforts to check spread The Edo Forum of Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries, has donated N500,000 to boost the Edo State Government’s response to check the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the state. Chairman of the forum, Mallam Ikhelowa Atalasa Hanson, who …

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Local gin can’t prevent COVID-19, says Ekiti Dep. Gov

Ido-Ekiti (Ekiti State) – The Ekiti Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has dismissed claims in some quarters that drinking local gin, popularly known as ogogoro, or local herbs can prevent coronavirus. Egbeyemi urged residents of the state to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols, personal hygiene and always clean their environment …

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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