Ondo bemoans civil servants’ violation of COVID-19 security protocols

Peter Dada

The Chairman, Ondo Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19, Adesegun Fatusi, has decried the speed at which the state civil servants usually are not observing the COVID-19 protocols of their workplaces.

He mentioned such an angle would additional unfold the lethal illness among the many folks of the state, stressing that the brand new Delta variant of the illness was actual and deadlier.

Fatusi, who can be the Vice-Chancellor of College of Medical Sciences, Ondo said this whereas addressing some senior civil servants, on Monday, mentioned the state had recorded 35 new COVID-19 circumstances within the final 24 hours (as of Monday), stating that the report got here from the Nationwide Centre for Illness Management.

The don additionally disclosed that the state isolation centres had at present admitted seven individuals. He declared that his committee had begun a media marketing campaign TO sensitise the folks of the state that the second wave of the COVID-19 was ongoing, therefore the necessity for them to comply with the foundations and security protocols.

He mentioned, “We have now recorded about 35 circumstances within the final 24 hours. We have now to this point recorded 70 dying within the state. That’s the reason we should always at all times observe the COVID-19 protocols. We may observe that our civil servants don’t use facemasks once more. Civil servants don’t observe the COVID-19 protocols once more of their workplaces.

“There will probably be no civil service when persons are dying. So the civil servants ought to make it an obligation for guests to put on a face masks. Allow us to do our half within the battle.

“There have been COVID-19 associated deaths within the state. An affiliate of mine died at FMC, Owo. As soon as we see a bit rise within the hospital it suggests an increase in the neighborhood.”

He, nevertheless, dominated out the opportunity of the state authorities locking down the state, as a measure to curb the unfold of the illness.

Fatusi insisted that one of the best measure was to make sure that all people was sensitised to look at the COVID-19 protocols, urging the folks of the state to at all times put on their face masks in addition to wash their palms frequently.

“Lockdown is a double-edged sword, notably for growing nations. When we’ve got a lockdown, the huge financial implication is important,” the don submitted.

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