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IDP, Two Others Test Positive In Borno As Confirmed Cases Rise To 15

A file photograph of Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum. Photograph: [email protected]


Three extra instances have been confirmed in Borno State, one in every of which is an Internally Displaced Individual.

The IDP was recognized throughout contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and tracked to an Internally Displaced Camp the place he lives and invited for isolation.

He was there after examined alongside facet different samples taken which got here again optimistic.

The Excessive Powered Response Group for the Prevention And Management of Covid 19 in Borno made the revelation throughout the every day media briefing on the authorities home in Maiduguri.

145 shut contacts of the three contaminated individuals have been reached out to, and they’re all below surveillance and in self isolation, in line with the Commissioner of well being.

Two individuals which have manifested some signs have additionally been evacuated from Dikwa native authorities whereas 17 samples of shut contacts of the index case have been introduced from Pulka For testing.

Borno State on the second day of its lock down order recorded 95 per cent compliance, police say.

The Fast Response Squad implementing the order within the capital metropolis, Maiduguri, says this was achieved due to the involvement of the normal establishment in sensitization of the populace.

The Congregational Jumaat prayers didn’t maintain in any of the mosques in Maiduguri city, it’s not clear if the order was noticed in different elements of the state or not.

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