25 corps members test positive for COVID-19 in Gombe
Twenty-five members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to Gombe State have tested positive for COVID-19.
ByHaruna Gimba YayaSat Jul 31 2021The state’s Commissioner of Health, Dr Habu Dahiru, disclosed this on Saturday.Why EFCC grilled me, Saraki breaks silenceHe said a total of 1,291 tests were conducted on corps members posted to the state out of which 25 came back positive.
Dr Dahiru revealed that among the victims, is a mother of a seven-month old baby, and three others with underlying ailments of hypertension and asthma.According to the commissioner, all the victims were quarantined at the Isolation Centre of Infectious Diseases Hospital, Kwadon, Yamaltu/Deba LGA of the state.
“The victims were identified during the ongoing screening and rapid testing at the Orientation Camp at Amadan, which began when the camp opened five days ago,” he said.Dr Dahiru added that most of the victims are from the states where the Delta COVID variant was recorded. headtopics.com
The commissioner, who is also the Chairman of the Incident Management System (IMS), said the victims who are asymptomatic, will be on isolation for a week and another test will be conducted on them. Read more: Daily Trust »
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