The Benue State Government has conclude arrangements to provide sanitizers and temperature for initial basic screening of at the Internally Displaced People’s Camps in state as measures to prevent outbreak of COVID-19.
Commissioner for Health and Human services, Dr. Sunday Ongbabo stated this toady while briefing newsmen at Government House, Makurdi on the latest corona-virus epidemic.
Dr Ongbabo said although, there has not been any reported case of the virus in the state, there was need for such precautionary measures to be taken to prevent the outbreak of the virus.
He advised the people to limit travels to other parts of the country, especially those that have reported cases of COVID-19 to avoid spreading the virus.
Dr Ongbabo advised Journalists to always cross check facts and analyse verifiable information on COVID-19 before publication.