The Delta State authorities stated it has established a 70-bed isolation centre on the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, its capital.
It stated the Isolation centre was established by the collaboration between Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Agip and different companions.
The Secretary to the Delta State Government, (SSG) Mr Chiedu Ebie, expressed optimism that the state was adequately ready to comprise an upsurge in COVID-19 circumstances.
He stated, “Our resolve is to present isolation amenities throughout the state and this challenge was began about 4 weeks in the past and might be put into use any second from now as virtually all of the tools wanted are in place.
“With the style with which the virus is spreading, authorities can’t deal with it alone and company organisations and properly that means people have come to render help, NNPC/Agip got here collectively and galvanised different oil corporations to present these amenities.
“Deltans could be safer in the event that they obey established well being protocols as a result of, it’s our prayers not to have extra sufferers within the State and for these within the isolation centres to get properly and be discharged.”