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Edo Donates Testing Facilities For Coronavirus

The Edo State Government has secured two additional testing facilities at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) and the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, as part of increased efforts to detect and manage cases of coronavirus in the state.

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, who disclosed this in his Easter address, said the state plans to screen over 500,000 citizens across the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo within the next few weeks.

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Obaseki, who said the government is working assiduously to contain the scourge, urged residents to adhere to directives on good hygiene and safety, including regular washing of the hands, use of sanitisers and observing social distancing.

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