The world health organisation (WHO) has celebrated forty-two survivors of COVID-19 in Adamawa State.
The event, which took place at the newly commissioned ‘infectious Disease Centre, Yola Specialist Hospital today Tuesday described the survivors as Heroes and Heroines, including health workers who have placed themselves in high-risk positions to save the lives of others from the dreaded pandemic.
The Adamawa State commissioner for health, professor Abdullahi Isa, who spoke on behalf of the chairman of the Containment Committee, Dr Bashiru Ahmad who doubles the secretary to the Government thanked the development partners like the World Health Organization, UNICEF as well as the health workers who have been on frontrunner of containing the pandemic.
The commissioner said the 42 survivors of COVID-19 have become the symbol of hope as they have defeated the virus.
The Director, Public Health, Adamawa State ministry of health, Dr Bolki Dilli and the world Health organization representative, pharmacist Iyobosa Igbinovia both emphasised that COVID-19 is real and there is the need for anyone that experience strange symptoms like dry-throat, sneezing, Lost of taste to call for immediate medical attention.