Jigawa Reopens Isolation Centre
Jigawa state has ordered the reopening of its isolation centre after about 26 corps members tested positive for COVID-19.
According to chairman of the state task force, Dr. Salisu Mu’azu, 29 news cases of COVID-19 were discovered in the state and 26 of them are corps members.
Mu’azu noted that fourteen corps members in the batch B stream 1 were victims of the virus among which 8 are still on admission while the other 6 have been discharged.
He also added that another 15 corps members currently at the state orientation camp in the batch B stream 2 have also tested positive to the virus.
The task force chairman stressed that the state government has ordered the reopening of three isolation centres that have been closed since September.
According to him, this was done because there are possibilities of recording more COVID-19 positive cases in the state.