COVID-19: Benue records first case of coronavirus


The Benue state COVID-19 Action Committee has announced first coronavirus case in the state capital.

This was made known to the committee after a meeting with the state governor, Samuel Ortom.

According to the committee, the state governor announced necessary measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the state, “Positive case has been detected from one of the 8 suspected cases of people that came back from abroad specifically the United Kingdom.

The Governor gave the name of the victim as Susan Okpe, and advised anyone who may have come in contact with her in the last 14 days to avail themselves for test and isolation.

He said some proactive steps have also been taken to stop the spread of the virus and advised persons in the state to take into cognizance all the precautionary measures.

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