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Covid-19: Cacovid donates hospital equipments to Sokoto Govt


A group, Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID) has donated hospitals equipment to Sokoto State Government in the fight against Covid-19.

CACOVID is a private sector-led organization established to assist the government in combating the Coronavirus disease in the country.

This was disclosed by the Sokoto State Ministry Of Health Digital Media Unit on Thursday.

The organization donated equipment worth millions of naira for distribution to various isolation centre in the state with aim at improving the working condition of the centres.

Receiving the items, Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal who was represented by the Secretary to the state government Mal. Saidu Umar Ubandoma, thanked the organization and assured them that the equipment will be used judiciously.
He expressed appreciation for the tremendously efforts of the organization.

Earlier in a welcome address the state chairman, taskforce committee on Covid19 Dr. Muhammad Ali Inname thanked the CACOVID and appreciate their efforts in various aspects.

He added that the equipment will be of greater help to the centres.

Dr. Inname said the organization poised to support the Federal and State governments of Nigeria in containing the pandemic through effective service delivery where patients get the care they needed and frontline workers get essential supplies and equipments; and to accelerate efforts to provide tests and treatments.

Major companies, including Dangote Group, Access Bank and MTN have donated to the CACOVID Relief Fund, in addition to several private organizations and individuals.

‪On Wednesday 27/5/20, Sokoto recorded:

  • 0 new case
  • 1 Discharge &
  • 0 death
  • ‪Total Tests Done=670
  • ‪Total Confirmed=116
  • ‪Pending Tests=2
  • ‪Total Negatives = 554
  • ‪Active Cases=9
  • ‪Discharged=93
  • ‪Deaths=14

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