Ekiti State to begin community testing of COVID-19 in Ekiti State – Yaya-Kolade

Ekiti State government has affirmed that it would do everything within its reach to curtail community spread of Covid-19 in Ekiti state. The commissioner for health and human services Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade made this known while fielding questions from Journalists in her office in Ado Ekiti. Yaya-Kolade said Ekiti state government has been doing all […]

COVID-19: EKSG releases 153 test results from its Molecular Laboratory

Ekiti state government has disclosed that out of 246 samples taken since the inception of the use of Molecular laboratory in the state 153 test results have been released. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade gave the disclosure while briefing Journalists on the update on the Covid-19 pandemic in the state. […]

COVID-19: EKSG Discharges 2; 4 Responding to Treatment

Ekiti State Government has stated that four out of the six active cases of Covid-19 patients in the isolation centre were stable, and the other two having tested negative, would be discharged soon. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, made this known while briefing journalists on the update of Covid-19 pandemic […]

COVID-19: Ekiti Molecular Lab Commences Pilot Testing

Ekiti State Government has said that its recently inaugurated Molecular Laboratory, has been accredited and authorised to commence testing for Covid-19 infection. Also, the state is to initiate a pilot test among healthcare professionals who are at the frontline of battling the coronavirus in the State. The State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Violators of Subsisting Gathering Rules.

Violations of Subsisting Gathering Rules (for Weddings, Burials, Birthday Parties, Other Religious Meetings, etc) in Ekiti State Violators of these gathering rules, potential, ongoing or recent past can be (1) Warned off if the events are known ahead of time, (2) Shut down during the events if a credible report is made (3) Sanctioned if […]

COVID-19: Ekiti State Government Commissions Mobile Laboratory to run Tests

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commissioned a mobile laboratory on Monday to begin testing for COVID-19 in the state. This will further boost the states efforts in curtailing the spread of the pandemic. The State Government, shortly after launching the Ekiti State Covid-19 Response Hub (a Geographic Information System- based application created to […]

Ekiti Expands Isolation Centre To 150 Beds

…as CACOVID donates 100 beds, medical equipment Ekiti State Government, on Thursday formally expanded its isolation centre to 150 bed space, following the delivery of 100 hospital beds and other medical equipment from the Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID) in support of the fight against Coronavirus in the State. The expansion, according to […]

Covid-19: Ekiti Discharges four patients, records 4 new cases

…mobilisation committee raises 631m naira, as Molecular lab arrives Ekiti. The Ekiti State Government on Friday said it has received a total N631 million from the Covid-19 Response Resource Mobilization Committee set up last month to raise and manage funds and projects to aid government’s fight against the spread of the coronavirus in the state. […]

COVID-19: Ekiti Discharges 5 Coronavirus Patients, Increases Bed Space To 100

The Ekiti State Government has discharged five confirmed Covid-19 patients out of the ten active cases at the state infectious disease centre after their second test came back negative. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr ( Mrs) Moji Yaya- Kolade disclosed this on Monday during the 48- hourly briefing by the State Covid-19 […]