A well being practitioner assessments for COVID-19. Photograph: Sodiq Adelakun / Channels TV
Three extra instances of COVID-19 instances have been confirmed in Borno state, one among which is an Internally Displaced Individual, in keeping with the state’s Commissioner of Well being, Dr. Salisu Kwayabura.
The IDP was recognized throughout contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case and tracked to an Internally Displaced Camp the place he resides, the Commissioner stated throughout a briefing in Maiduguri on Friday.
He was remoted and was examined alongside different samples.
The brand new instances convey Borno’s whole case depend to 15.
5 of the sufferers are receiving therapy on the Brigadier Normal Abba Kyari Memorial Hospital, whereas seven have been at an Isolation Centre within the College of Maiduguri Educating Hospital (UMTH) for supportive therapies with all in steady circumstances, the commissioner stated.
In the meantime, 145 contacts have been traced and put below surveillance. However none have manifested any signs of COVID-19.
Borno state is at present on lockdown to stem the unfold of the virus.