CACOVID presents 100-bed Isolation Centre to Osun

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The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), a private sector initiative, has donated a 100-bed isolation centre to the Osun State Government.
The gesture, according to the Coalition, is aimed at complementing the fight against Coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, who commissioned the facility after it was handled over by Dr. Timothy Arowoogun, Coordinator of CACOVID-19 in the state, commended the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) endeavours of CACOVID-19 in supporting the government in alleviating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

One of the Isolation Centres commissioned in Nigeria recently. Photo: File

Oyetola stated that the Coalition Against COVID-19 renovated the health facility and donated equipment and consumables for 100 beds to which the state government added 60 beds.

Oyetola said that on the same premises, the state has another 20-room single beds isolation centre, giving the Mercyland facility a 180-bed isolation centre.

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

He disclosed that the facility would serve as an addition to the government’s other initiatives in containing the spread of the rampaging virus.

While attributing the successes recorded by the state on the effective management of the pandemic to holistic approach launched against the virus since its berthed in Nigeria and the state, Oyetola stated that the administration had swiftly adopted creative and proactive methods to manage the pandemic.

He said that Osun State had dedicated funds, human resource, other resources, and indeed, focused resolve to beat the virus and end the menace.

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