COVID-19 Delta Strain Kills Three In Akwa Ibom

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  • He noted that all COVID-19 monitoring mechanisms have been reactivated to ensure strict compliance with guidelines and protocols… 

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has claimed three lives in Akwa Ibom State, South-south Nigeria.

Secretary to State Government and Chairman, Akwa Ibom State COVID-19 Committee, Emmanuel Ekuwem stated this in a statement issued on Thursday.

He urged residents to obey all COVID-19 guidelines and protocols earlier prescribed by the NSCDC.

He noted that all COVID-19 monitoring mechanisms have been reactivated to ensure strict compliance with guidelines and protocols to assist the State combat the new wave.

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“Social distancing in tricycles and in Mini-buses and wearing of face masks are to be strictly complied with.

“Religious houses (churches and mosques) should run at half capacity and services should last not more than one (1) hour.

“Hotels, sit-outs, clubs, schools, transport companies, supermarkets, Banks, pharmacies should all ensure compliance with all Covid-19 preventive measures in their facilities.

“Report any suspicious symptoms such as fever, cough, difficulty in breathing and body pains and weakness to the nearest Covid-19 facility.

He noted that the State molecular laboratories are fully functional and tests for covid-19 are being done regularly.

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