The Edo State Government has said there is no case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state, assuring that all suspected cases of the virus, whose samples were sent for analysis at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital in the state, tested negative
Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, said the state government has ensured that measures for testing, tracking, and diagnosis of the virus are in place in the state.
According to him, “We are committed to keeping Edo people abreast of the government’s response mechanism to the outbreak of COVID-19 across the world and in Nigeria. At the moment, we want to inform the general public that there is no confirmed case of COVID-19 in Edo State.
“Members of the general public are cautioned to disregard rumours and fake news being spread by unscrupulous elements on social media about COVID-19. Edo people are enjoined to rely on authentic information put out by the state’s Ministry of Health, which is managing the epidemic in the state”, the statement said in parts.