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Corpers infected by COVID-19
Corpers infected by COVID-19

Just in According to NCDC“138 NYSC corps members test positive for COVID-19”


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment.

138 NYSC corps members test positive for COVID19 - NCDC


This was made known by the Director-General of the NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19, in Abuja.

He said the safe reopening of the NYSC orientation camps across the country were successful and that none of the prospective corps members who tested positive was allowed into the camps.

”A total of 34,785 corps members and members of the camp communities have been tested so far in the last weeks of which only 138 was found positive, which is 0.4 per cent prevalence and 1 in 200 people.”he said

The NCDC boss said those who tested positive were either managed at home or in a treatment centre depending on if they had symptoms and what state they were in.

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