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Covid!(: Lagos Health Workers Celebrate Easter In Isolation Centre

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As the number of people that are contracting the novel coronavirus keep increasing worldwide which has plunged health workers around the globe to be working relentlessly in order to save lives and this does not exclude the Nigerian health workers too.

Yesterday,during the occasion of the annual Easter celebration, the Lagos Health workers were seen celebrating Easter at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos, the place that is serving as the Covid19 isolation centre.

It will be recalled that the number of confirmed cases in the country has moved to 323.

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Coronavirus: Isolation centre in Delta well equipped – Commissioner

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The Delta State commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye on Monday said that the state’s isolation centre at the Federal Medical Centre, Asba is well equipped. He explained that the state government had decided to create more isolation centres in the state in readiness of any possible outbreak of the dreaded COVID19, adding that the additional centres will be ready in one week time. Dr Ononye who spoke to Vanguard at the Warri Central Hospital after inspecting the Warri isolation centre said the state government was doing everything to ensure that Deltans are protected from the Covid19. He said the state has one of the best facilities at the Asaba centre stressing that the facility was approved and designed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). READ ALSOCOVID-19: FG not doing enough, says NUJ He appealed to Deltans not to always look for ways to criticize government all the time but they should rather appreciate them when they have done something good. According to Dr Ononye: “In the days of Lassa fever we have Withholding centres everywhere and what we do then was to ensure that all those that were tested positive for Lassa fever were taken to the nationally approved center at Irua, Edo State. Irua is specially prepared to handle infectious diseases. “What we have done today was to build a world class centre at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba to handle any possible outbreak of Covid19. That centre was approved and designed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). “As for the isolation centre at the Warri Central Hospital, we have identified the space and in two days time it is going to be ready with the state of the art facilities. “Some people are just been mischievous because I can tell you that the kind of personnel we have in our hospitals, you cannot find them anywhere. Most of the doctors you see outside are our doctors. “Warri Central Hospital has the best doctors in the country. The place is very neat and the environment is conducive. All patient that come here receive the best treatment. “People should appreciate the effort of government. People should not be mischievous all in a bid run down government efforts.

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Breaking news: Chief of staff to the presidency; Abba Kyari dead due to COVID-19

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The nation has been thrown into the sorrowful mood as the former Chief of Staff to the president of Nigeria Abba Kyari died from the global pandemic COVID-19 that has put the whole world in total lockdown. 

The former Chief of staff was tested positive last month after return from London where he went on an official assignment. 

It was rumored that he was being treated at Lagos State in an undisclosed location as defended by the presidency. 

It was a big loss to the whole nation after his death was disclosed by the special assistant to president Muhammad Buhari; Femi Adesina this morning April 18.

While there are more cases of COVID-19 rising continuously we urge all citizens of Nigeria to continue praying and keep maintaining the stay at home order.

Let's not lose hope but be together in this trying time as a great nation we are known for.

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COVID-19 RESPONSE: Anambra State Government Takes Delivery Of Medical Equipment For Isolation Centres

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COVID-19 RESPONSE: Anambra State Government Takes Delivery Of Medical Equipment For Isolation Centres 


By Uche Nworah (ABS News)


Anambra state government today, Saturday, 28th March, 2020 took delivery of vital medical equipment and supplies that will be used at the three designated Coronavirus isolation centres in the state. The centres are Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku-Awka, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi and Onitsha General Hospital. 


The items include hospital beds and drawers, oxygen concentrator, electric suction, patient monitor, personal protective equipment (PPE) for care givers including protective masks, hand gloves and so on. 


Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Oliver Okpala thanked Governor Willie Obiano for supporting the work of the state’s COVID-19 Task Force by making the medical supplies available. According to him, “These items are in high demand globally as manufacturers are not meeting demand. It’s a challenging time for everybody but we are glad that Anambra state government was able to secure these. Luckily, we do not have a case of COVID-19 in the state at the moment, what we are doing at the moment is preparing and getting ready for any eventuality”. 


To report suspected case of COVID-19, please contact Anambra State Public Health Emergency Operation Centre (PHEOC)on 08030953771, 08145434416, 08117567363, 08058967320.

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