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Eight Corp Members Test Positive For COVID-19

No fewer than eight corp members have been tested positive for COVID-19 in Bauchi.

The corpers who were posted to Wailo orientation camp in the Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi have tested positive to coronavirus.

Two more persons in the state have died of suspected yellow fever, raising the number of deaths so far recorded at 10 since the disease outbreak last week.

Information Officer of Bauchi Primary Healthcare Agency, Ibrahim Sani, made this known in a statement.

He said chairman of the agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, has instructed a surveillance team to carry out sample collection and investigation of all corp members undergoing training in the camp to avoid de-escalation.

It was also stated that a room has been made as a holding room by the  State Director of the NYSC for those that are suspected to be positive cases.

This follows the report of corpers who were tested positive for COVID-19 at the FCT, Abuja camp some days ago.

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