Edo Government on Friday, said it was recording more deaths and less recoveries since the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic started in the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Edo Ministry of Health, Dr Osamwonyi Irowa, made this known during the daily coronavirus (COVID-19) news conference in Benin.
He said the increasing number of deaths in the state was worrisome and required the need to take the COVID-19 protocols seriously.
Irowa appealed to residents to observe the non-pharmaceutical measures put in place as well as take advantage of the availability of vaccines, and get vaccinated to reduce the number of deaths.
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He disclosed that the ministry would mobilise Churches and Mosques during the weekend to administer the COVID-19 vaccines to worshipers.
“We are observing that more deaths are occurring in this third wave for the same period of time as the second wave.
” The number of deaths…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper