A file picture of Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu-Fintiri.
The Adamawa State Authorities has acquired some medical gear by a philanthropic organisation within the nation to help curb COVID-19 within the state.
The gear contains surgical devices, masks, tracheotomy tubes, syringes, gloves, and different completely different gadgets and consumables which can be utilized for medical and surgical points within the Federal Medical Centre and state Specialist Hospital in Yola, the state capital.
Receiving the gear on behalf of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, the Secretary to the State Authorities, Bashir Ahmed, gave the reassurance that the gadgets might be judiciously utilized for the individuals of the state.
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On his half, the Principal Medical Officer, Auwal Abubakar, mentioned the gear will help the state authorities in its combat in opposition to the virus.
Additionally talking, the Commissioner of Well being, Abdullahi Isa mentioned of the six suspected circumstances of coronavirus within the state, 4 have turned unfavourable outcomes.
Isa who addressed journalists throughout a media briefing on the pandemic within the state, appealed to the Federal Authorities to help by making a COVID-19 take a look at centre within the state.
Isa additionally counseled the Nigerian Air drive for aiding the state authorities in taking samples of suspected circumstances to Abuja following the lockdown positioned on the state.
Talking additionally on the potential extension of the lockdown by the Adamawa state authorities, the Commissioner mentioned the choice might be left to the state authorities upon evaluate of the state of affairs.
He defined that laboratory amenities on the Federal Medical Centre in Yola is perfect and might efficiently conduct assessments on suspected circumstances with out going by way of the rigours of sending samples to the nation’s capital.