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NCDC Driver Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Nasarawa

A file picture of two well being staff gathering the samples of suspected instances at an isolation centre.



Nasarawa State has recorded another case of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the state.

Governor Abdullahi Sule disclosed this on Tuesday throughout a stakeholders’ overview assembly on Tuesday on the Authorities Home in Lafia, the state capital.

Giving an replace on the COVID-19 outbreak, he defined that the case is a courier driver who works with the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).

“As you are aware, it’s been reported that we have 12 cases of the coronavirus,” Governor Sule stated.

He added, “After we had 11 truly within the state, we’ve zero discharge and one loss of life however as of immediately, we’ve one new case.

“So, it’s taking us again to the 12 that we’re operating away from.”

The governor, nevertheless, famous that the affected person an indigene who lives in Ado, a city in Karu Native Authorities Space of Nasarawa State.

In keeping with him, the affected person obtained contaminated within the line of obligation and is being transported to the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi the place he’ll obtain therapy.

“He (the patient) carries samples for the NCDC in Abuja but lives in Karu. During the process, he got infected and he has been declared positive Tuesday morning,” Governor Sule defined.

This brings the overall variety of confirmed instances within the state as of Tuesday afternoon to 12.

Of the instances, 11 are lively whereas the final one is a member of the Nasarawa State Home of Meeting who died of COVID-19 issues final week.

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