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Imo inaugurates six isolation centres, 31 ambulances

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has inaugurated six isolation centres across the state to cater for COVID-19 victims.
Speaking at one of the facilities in Owerri on Friday, Uzodinma said though there was no confirmed coronavirus case in the state, his administration was prepared to tackle the virus if it spread to the state.
The governor also allocated 31 ambulances and over 100 security vehicles to the 27 local government areas in the state.
The isolation centres, according to Uzodinma, are in Aboh Mbaise General Hospital, Umuguma General Hospital, Okigwe General Hospital, Federal Medical Centre Owerri, Imo Teaching Hospital, Orlu, and Imo Isolation Centre, Owerri.
Uzodinma said, “We are working on how to implement policies for a healthy Imo. By the grace of God, there is no confirmed case of COVID 19 in Imo .We are being creative and vigilant. The Imo initiative on crime prevention is all being launched today. The centre is also going to deal with any other contagious disease. It is a comprehensive package to conquer the health and safety challenge of our people. Health, safety of the people are our concern.”

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