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Bayelsa Schools To Re-open After Covid-19 Break Says Governor Douye Diri

by Mustapha Olamide
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Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri says the state has set up wellbeing measures to check the spread of the COVID-19 preliminary to resumption of final year students on Wednesday. Diri reported this on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the state capital. 

He said the government had given 10,000 face covers, temperature scanners, cleanser and water for all schools in the state.   The representative introduced a 10-man Safe Schools Reopening Committee headed by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Peter Akpe. They are to screen the execution of the COVID-19 security conventions over the state.  

Diri encouraged the board to screen and guarantee consistence and wellbeing conventions to ensure the state keep up its most reduced disease pace of 339 among the comity of neighboring states in the area.   As per Diri, Rivers has 1,842 cases and Delta 1,520. Bayelsa is recorded 23rd out of 36 states arranged by contamination rates by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC).  

He credited the low disease rates in the state. And also to the rigid requirement of the COVID-19 conventions and the responsibility of the wellbeing experts. 

  The governor expressed: “Our duty to the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic which has attacked the whole globe is complete. And out of obligation regarding the wellbeing of our dear youngsters, we chose to close schools on March 26. Even before we recorded the list case in Bayelsa on April 27, 2020. I recognize the endeavors of our human services experts whom I portray as officers in the combat zone. What’s more, with the means we have taken, the educators have joined the cutting edges in fighting against the pandemic. We look for the participation of guardians, instructors and the important partners in the wellbeing and training to forestall educator to-understudy transmission of the infection and the other way around.”  

In his comments, Co-Chairman of Bayelsa State COVID-19 Task Force, Dr Nathaniel Apoku, noticed that exactly 90 percent of the 339 constructive cases out of the 5,000 screened people had been released.  

Akpoku expressed: “We have so far tried 5,000 and presently, we have just 24 dynamic cases under our consideration. Our separation communities are practically vacant and this is because of the dedication, aptitude and subsidizing support by the legislature. We have consistently been careful in the execution of World Health Organization and NCDC conventions.”

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