Health

Ogun Govt. Commences Free COVID-19 Test

Ogun state government has commenced free COVID-19 screening test across the state as part of efforts to flatten the curve of the virus.

In a statement in Abeokuta, The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun said that the exercise would be held in all towns, villages and hamlets across the twenty local government areas of the state.

Governor Abiodun urged the residents of the state especially those with symptoms of COVID 19 to make good use of the exercise and be tested for free by trained health personnel.

He explained that health workers and scientists would work on rotational basis in all centers designated for the exercise to ascertain COVID-19 status of the residents of the state.

The Governor explained that the step was part of efforts of his administration to detect and treat people that were already infected with COVID 19 towards preventing community transmission of the pandemic.

Bolanle Adesida

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