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JUST IN: NCDC Driver Tests Positive For COVID-19

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A driver with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Nasarawa.

The state Gov. Abdullahi Sule made the disclosure on Tuesday in Lafia during an expanded state security meeting. Sule said that the driver transported test samples to the NCDC in Abuja and got infected in the process. process

Sule said the driver who resided at Ado in Karu Local Government Area of the state, was confirmed positive on Tuesday morning.

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According to the governor, the patient had been moved to an isolation centre at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, for treatment.

Sule said that all the coronavirus patients were receiving treatment at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, and the FMC.

He said that the state had taken delivery of 6,000 personal protective equipment, 50,000 imported face masks as well as 50,000 face masks made by the National Youth Service Corps.

The governor urged the people of the state to adhere to all directives on COVID-19 prevention in order to stem the tide of the virus. (NAN)

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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