DELTA State Government, yesterday said the 67 years old Caucasian American woman, who slumped and died in a hotel room in Osubi, Okpe Local Government Area of the state did not die of coronavirus.
State Ministry of Health in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Mr Donald Ojobor, said the sample of woman and her boyfriend which were sent for coronavirus test, came out negative.
The Ministry advised residents to comply with government’s directives on precautionary measures to protect themselves from the disease, stressing that “this is the only way to contain the scourge.”
Delta waterways/land security c’ttee tasks members enforcing inter-state lockdown
Chairman Delta State Waterways/ Land Security Committee, Mr Boro Opudu has tasked members of the committee to join hands with the Nigeria Police and other security agents to enforce the inter-state lockdown directives by the Federal Government to check the spread of Covid-19.
Opudu in Warri at his office, told newsmen that the charge became necessary following the enormous task before the security agents in enforcing the compliance.
He explained that now that the country is at cross road, battling to contain the spread of this global virus, it has become imperative for its members to shift from their primary mandate and assist security agents in enforcing compliance with restrictions on inter-state movement.