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Rivers: NCDC identifies local governments with highest COVID-19 cases




The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management, NCDC, has recognized three native governments in Rivers State with the very best variety of Coronavirus circumstances.

In keeping with the NCDC, the native governments embrace; Obio Akpor, Eleme and Port Harcourt.

The Senior Public Well being Promotion Officer, NCDC, Junaid Mohammed, disclosed this to journalists on the finish of a gathering with stakeholders on maternal, new child and baby well being on the Main Well being Care Administration Board in Port Harcourt on Saturday.

Junaid mentioned the NCDC is within the state due to the excessive price of COVID-19.

He additionally emphasised the necessity to get vaccinated in opposition to the virus.

He famous that “the NCDC necessitates the necessity to deploy a staff to assist the state response within the space of coordination case search, case investigation, knowledge administration, IPC and danger communication actions.

“We’ve got recorded the challenges recognized to this point we sat down with the state authorities, the state ministry of well being, and first well being care so we are able to temporary them on what we have been capable of finding throughout our keep right here and fortunately sufficient we have been in a position to obtain 5/10 and the opposite points past the state stage now we have been in a position to escalate it to the nationwide.”

Junaid additionally famous that modalities for the secure reopening of colleges have been put in place from the nationwide stage to make sure that each lecturers and college students are protected in opposition to the virus.

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