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COVID-19: Ebonyi Begins House-To-House Testing

IgbereTV reports Ebonyi State Government has revealed that it will begin house to house testing of the people for COVID-19 across the 13 Local Government Area of the State.

A statement made available to IgbereTV on Monday  by Mr. Monday Uzor, the Chief Press Secretary to Kelechi Igwe, the deputy governor, in Abakaliki reads:

“As part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Ebonyi state Government through the Deputy Governor His Excellency, Barr. Eric Kelechi Igwe Ph.D on Tuesday 7th July, 2020 announced House to House testing strategy on each citizen across the 13 Local Government Councils , a programme designed for 14 days in the first instance.”

“As a result of importance attached to this test run, the 13 council Chairmen are by this announcement directed to ensure that a minimum of one hundred persons are made available by each of the councils to participate in the testing exercise. They should also liaise with the state Ministry of Health for the testing procedure.”

“With the approval of His Excellency the Governor, the Deputy Governor further directs that schools in the state shall remain closed in the meantime which has become imperative after reviewing the current situation on the spread of the virus within the state.”

“Government is irrevocably committed to protecting the lives of school children especially now covid 19 has escalated into community transmission.”

“Ebonyi people and indeed parents are advised to take this decision in good fate since no drug or vaccine has been globally or nationally certified for the treatment of the deadly virus.”

“The good people of Ebonyi State are reassured that Government under the leadership of His Excellency Engr David Nweze Umahi FNSE FNATE who is extremely doing well and working so hard for the state from isolation remains resolute in the fight against Covid-19.”

“It will be recalled that Ebonyi was one of the first states to lock down its borders, establish isolation and holding centres including the renovation, furnishing and equipping of 13 General Hospitals in the state among other measures to prevent the spread of the virus.”

“The Governor has also asked the Deputy Governor to acknowledge and convey his appreciation to all the strata of the society especially the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN and other religions bodies for prayers offered for himself and the entire state.”

“Once again be assured that the fight against the pandemic will remain total.”

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