Six Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In AbiaBy cheatmaster 05:06 Wed, 02 Dec 2020 Comments
This was disclosed by the State Information Commissioner, John Okiyi-Kalu on Tuesday in a press statement while reacting to a social media report on the mandatory testing of Corps members posted to the state by the COVID-19 team before they were allowed entry into the orientation camp in Bende LGA.
Okiyi-Kalu said that the discovery was made by the state’s surveillance team on COVID-19.
According to the commissioner, the State government is supporting the NYSC medical team with the state’s medical team; epidemiology, Surveillance and rapid response personnel.
Okiyi-Kalu said that the six persons have been treated and discharged in line with the COVID-19 guidelines.
He reaffirmed the position of the state government on compulsory testing and carrying surveillance (on suspected cases) during and after the camping period.
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