2 close contacts with Gov Bala test positive for coronavirus


Two more persons have tested positive for (COVID-19), otherwise known as coronavirus in Bauchi State.

They were in close contact with the State Governor, Bala Mohammed, whose case had earlier been confirmed.

The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, disclosed this in a situation update while addressing newsmen in Bauchi, the state capital on Thursday.

The 27 persons who came in contact with Governor Bala were earlier placed on compulsory self-isolation.

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The isolation covers a minimum of 14 days each is to determine their coronavirus status.

Bala tested positive to (COVID-19) following contact with former Vice President’s son, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar, who is currently receiving treatment at Gwagwalada hospital in Abuja.


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