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Gombe records five new cases of coronavirus



GOMBE State under the leader of MuhammaduInuwaYahaya has recorded five new cases of coronavirus and the state has made to introduce stringent measures to curb the virus from rapid transmission within the state. The cases were confirmed by NCDC.

  The governor confirmed the cases while addressing members of the press before a meeting with the state traditional council, he called for calm amongst his people stating that the state wouldn’t spare resources and efforts to ensure the safety of the people of the state.

InuwaYahaya said despite the efforts of the government to help curb the possible spread of the virus in the state, it is disheartening to see the state records five new cases of the virus, saying contacts if the index case will be traced, isolated and tested for the virus.

  He said that there of the COVID-19 patients have already been taken to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe while the fourth is currently being traced in Arawa quarters, a suburban area of Gombe metropolis and the fifth, an indigene of Biu Local government area has since been handed over to officials of the Borno State Ministry of Health.

  The governor appealed to traditional and spiritual leaders in the state to be more decisive in enlightening their subjects on preventive measures for the virus, noting that the spread of the virus can only be tackled if the people adhere to preventive measures set out by the government and health experts.

  He said that the government had set up the task force response team on COVID-19 about a month ago to proactively contain the virus yet people failed to comply with the preventive measures, not minding the implications.

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