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Catholic Bishops Donate Over 400 Hospitals To Be Used As Isolation Centres In Nigeria


The Catholic Bishop Convention of Nigeria (CBCN) has provided over 400 well being services throughout the nation to now be used as COVID-19 isolation centres.

Chairman of the Presidential Process Drive on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this on the presidential process power briefing on Monday.

He disclosed that the services can now be utilized by the federal government to deal with the difficulty of no mattress areas presently been skilled in varied isolation centres throughout the nation.

Mr Mustapha who doubles because the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, had informed newsmen in Abuja on Friday that the isolation and therapy centres within the nation are working off the bed areas.

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The SGF, nevertheless, famous that efforts are being intensified to extend the variety of therapy centres within the nation.

“We have received reports from the states, which suggests that the treatment centres are running out of bed spaces. As we assess the situation, the PTF shall also begin to examine our peculiar circumstances, modify the strategies for care management, and consider viable alternatives, where necessary. At the appropriate time, the guidelines and protocols shall be unfolded,” he mentioned.

The PTF Chairman additionally on Monday famous that through the first week of the lockdown rest, the nation had skilled a spike within the variety of COVID-19 instances as a consequence of elevated testing.

He referred to as on states to arrange isolation centres to accommodate stage one and two of isolation, noting that the PTF will introduce an inclusive coverage within the coming weeks.

Mr Mustapha who harassed that President Muhammadu Buhari took a painful determination to ease the lockdown, urged people to not misuse the chance by returning to their  Pre-COVID-19 methods of life.

The Secretary to the Federation additionally hinted that he has obtained directions from President Buhari to usher in a number of the Madagascar treatment from Guinea Bissau.

He, nevertheless, famous that there are strict directions to have the Madagascar treatment subjected to the validation processes in Nigeria.

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