Coronavirus: Oyo Govt. Set Aside 5 Quarantine Centres For Cases



The Oyo state Commissioner for Health, Bashir Bello, said the state government had set aside five centres, where any suspected Coronavirus-infected individuals would be quarantined.

He said the centres are State Hospital, Adeoyo, Ibadan; Jericho Chest Hospital, Ibadan; Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Ogbomosho; University College Hospital, Ibadan and Army Barracks Clinic, Odogbo.

Mr Bello also said surveillance centres had been earmarked in each of the 33 local government areas, while rapid response department had been created in all the zones in the state.

The commissioner said government was on high alert to curtail any possible outbreak of Coronavirus in the state, saying it had also notified all the hotels and hospitals on precautionary measures to adopt in case of any reported case.

He further said government had intensified awareness in market and other public places to educate the people on the virus.

Mr Bello also disclosed that the state executive had approved the purchase of 10 ambulances, inclucentres Free that would be specially used for intensive care with required equipment.

He said that the remaining seven ambulances would be distributed to each of the seven zones in the state to enhance healthcare delivery.


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