The Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Political Matters, Chief Goodnews Emamusi Obiodeh has charged residents of Isoko South Local Government Area to adhere strictly to safety measures, as the local government records another Covid-19 case.
Chief Obiodeh who expressed concerns over the persistent rise of Covid-19 cases in Delta State urged Isoko people to join hands with government in the fight against the spread of the virus in the State.
In a telephone chat with ExpressDay on Thursday, he noted that “Covid-19 is highly infectious and there is no cure for now”, and commended the efforts of thr Governor and the Local Government Chairman, Hon. Malik Ikpokpo, in working hard to curtail the spread of the virus.
Obiodeh called on Isoko South people to join hands with them to achieve the desired target by observing social distancing and continuous use of personal protective equipments such as face masks.
“Coronavirus does not respect social status, religion or nationality; the best way to prevent the rapid spread is to report any suspected case around our vicinity to the appropriate authority.
“If you see someone with chronic cough, or high temperature, quickly inform the local government authority because Coronavirus does not show on the face, hence, these precautions”, he stated.
He further charged residents of the local government that washing of hands with water and soap at all times and avoiding crowded environment are important at this period, and that the use of hand sanitisers should also be maintained.
Obiodeh advised those living in the rural areas to consume fruits and vegetables, which has proved to contain immune-boosting nutrients.