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COVID-19: Bauchi records one new case



An unidentified body of workers of the World Health Organization (WHO) has examined positive for coronavirus in Bauchi, the State Ministry of Health has disclosed.

This brings the whole range of lively cases in the country to two as 5 sufferers inclusive of the governor recovered from the virus and have been in the past discharged.

According to the announcement from the Ministry of Health signed via Ibrahim Sani on behalf of the Commissioner of Health and made on hand to newsmen on Sunday evening, the new positive case can also have contracted the virus from Kano state.

The announcement reads: “Following the affirmation of a group of workers of the World Health Organization (WHO), Bauchi workplace who examined positive to COVID-19, the UNICEF/WHO places of work have been decontaminated and are now formally sealed today, 19th April, 2020 by the Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed and the Executive Chairman of Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, as part of prevention and to de-escalate the unfold of the virus in the state.”

The announcement added that “available records revealed that the affected person had travelled to Kano, consequently all his contacts each in Bauchi and Kano have been recognized and remoted and they are below strict observe ups and surveillance. At the moment, UNICEF/WHO offices have been closed down for two weeks via the Bauchi State government.”


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