Two suspected COVID-19 patients test negative in Taraba

Agency Reporter


The Taraba Government says the two patients suspected of been infected with COVID-19 have tested negative to the virus.

Dr Innocent Vakkai, the state’s Commissioner for Health and Chairman, state Technical Committee on COVID-19 said this while giving an update on the effort in the fight against the virus on Tuesday in Jalingo.

He said that the samples of the two persons which were sent for test turned out to be negative.

“We have no positive case of coronavirus in the state and we hope to maintain this status,” he said.

He said that the state government had distributed hand sanitisers and other personal protective equipment to medical centres and other facilities in the state.

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Vakkai called on well-meaning people of the state to make voluntary donations to complement government’s effort in the fight against the pandemic.

He also urged residents to continue to maintain social…

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