Convid 19: Nasarawa suspected cases test negative

The Nasarawa Government on Saturday affirmed that all the five suspected cases with COVID-19 being isolated at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Keffi, tested negative for the virus.

Review that a family of five with symptoms suspected to be Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nasarawa State were isolated at FMC

The State Commissioner for Health, Ahmed Yahaya, who made the disclosure at a press briefing on Saturday, said the results from specimen taken from the five suspected cases for test at the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Abuja, all came back negative.

As indicated by him, five people were all the while experiencing some clinical processes and would soon be discharged from the isolation centre.

He included that the administration has set up machinery in place to curtail any case of COVID-19 in the state.

“The isolation centre in DASH has been expanded to 18 rooms; nine each for suspected cases and confirmed cases if any,” the Commissioner included.

He encouraged members of the public not to panic as the government was prepared to tackle all infectious diseases, including COVID-19.