The Ogun State Government has assembled Nigeria’s pioneer protective glass box to protect health officials from contracting the pandemic Coronavirus while discharging their duties.
According to reports the equipment is being installed in the Ogun State Walk-in & Drive-through Testing Centre at the Ijamido Townhall, Opposite Ansar-u-Deen Comprehensive College in Ota.
The protective glass box protects health personnel from the risk of infection from persons whose samples are being taken. This is the primary advantage of why the State Ministry of Health devised this equipment and method.
A number of suspected patients, who were identified or voluntarily reported, have given samples that have been transferred for testing and results will be ready for assessment in a short time.
My Deputy, @noimot.oyedele, and the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker inspected the operation, including sample collection and disinfection of kits by trained hygienists.
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