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Edo Governor Extends Curfew, Declares Absconded COVID-19 Patient Wanted

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki holds a love briefing on COVID-19 by the State Response Staff in Benin on April 19, 2020.


The Edo State Authorities has prolonged the curfew it imposed on the state for an additional 14 days in a bid to curb unfold of COVID-19.

The curfew shall be from eight:00pm to six:00am.

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki made this announcement throughout the COVID-19 response crew briefing on the authorities home in Benin Metropolis, the Edo State capital.

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“Following a overview of the current developments within the combat towards the unfold of #COVID__19 , I’ve prolonged the dusk-to-dawn curfew in #EdoState for the following 14 days, however with some alterations to the timing.

“The curfew would now be from 8pm to 6am day by day,” Obaseki posted on his official Twitter deal with.

The governor additionally declared one Amaka Okoro wished for absonding after testing constructive for COVID-19.

He urged anybody with helpful data to contact related authorities.

“One Mrs. Amaka Okoro, who examined constructive for #COVIDー19 , is needed for therapy. She is a nursing mom, who has a child that’s already coughing. She lives at #2 Atoe Idubor Str, off 2nd Ugbor, Benin Metropolis.

“She has been unreachable since her outcomes returned constructive.

“Mrs. Okoro poses a risk to herself, the newborn and most of the people. Anybody with helpful data on her whereabouts ought to please contact the related well being and safety businesses,” Obaseki stated.

The governor suggested residents to go for screening as early detection of COVID-19 improves probabilities of survival for any constructive case.

He additionally introduced a second spherical of palliatives to mitigate the impression of the brand new restriction.

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