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Kano: 2 corps members test positive to COVID-19 during orientation

Corps members were tested before being allowed into camp, said the coordinator.

• November 16, 2020
Abdullahi Ganduje
Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje (Photo Credit: Premium Times)

Two newly mobilised corps members out of the 826 posted to Kano state have tested positive for COVID-19, NYSC state coordinator Aisha Tata said on Monday.

The state coordinator spoke with journalists after the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream lA corps members.

Ms. Tata said that 826 corps members posted to the State have undergone screening on COVID-19 before they were allowed access to the camp premises.

“As you have seen, we have provided all the necessary prevention facilities and ensured that all the corps members used them,” she said. “We have also ensured comprehensive fumigation to ensure that the camp remains a clean environment for the corps members.”

Oath of allegiance was administered on the corps members by Chief Magistrate Jibril Muhammad.

Of the 826 corps members deployed in Kano State, 387 are females, while 439 are males.

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