September 19, 2020
Health

Oyo Governor Inspects Isolation Centres

Oyo state government says it is targeting one hundred bed-spaces in designated isolation centres on the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Oyo state.

The state presently has one confirmed case of Coronavirus.

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (right); Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello (second right); Incident Manager, Covid-19 Response, Dr Taiwo Ladipo (left) during the governor inspection to Isolation centre, Jericho, Ibadan. PHOTO: Oyo State Government.

Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this during an on the spot assessment of the Chest Clinic Jericho, Ibadan which has now be converted to Isolation center by the state government.

Speaking with journalists, Governor Makinnde expressed satisfaction with the facilities at the center pointing out that the clinic has ten-bed spaces for suspected victims.

Governor Makinde explained that Covid-19 center at the University College Hospital, Ibadan has five-bed spaces with another center at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital.

The governor explained that the government would put necessary facilities in place at the Olodo Maternity Centre changed to Covid-19 center.

Conducting the governor round the Jericho center, a member of the Oyo state Task Force on Covid-19, Dr. Taiwo Ladipo said the environment of the center was conducive with a good water system and functional generator.

Iyabo Adebisi

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