The Delta State Government has taken delivery of continues to put in place measures to reduce the spread of COVID19, on Wednesday, donated a machine capable of conducting 1,000 tests daily from Shell Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)
This donation by Shell we gathered is part of efforts at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts by the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’led administration to increase the testing capacity of the state in order to curb the community transmission of #COVID19.
Secretary to the State Government, Chiedu Ebie while receiving the donation said: “From the very beginning, we took #COVID19 very seriously. With this additional donation, we will be even more aggressive in our contact-tracing.”
SShell Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) also presented an ambulance, a suction machine and other critical items that are needed to establish an additional isolation centre in the state.
The other items donated by the company include: hospital beds and mattresses; defibrillators; suction machines; infra-red thermometers; respiratory nebulisers; hospital-grade oxygen cylinders and oxygen concentration.
Others are N95 face masks; nitrite procedure gloves; surgical face masks; gum boots; disposable high-tech overalls; DuPont Tychem 2000; goggles and face shields; and, hand sanitizers.