- The staff of the Federal High Court in Abuja will undergo Covid-19 test on Monday, July 27
- This was contained in a circular released on Friday to workers of the Abuja court
- The move became necessary after one of the aides to Justice John Tsoho tested positive to the virus
As Covid-19 infection takes a continued swipe at the Nigerian judiciary system, the staff of the Federal High Court, Abuja have been told to be ready to undergo coronavirus test.
This was contained in a circular released on Friday, July 24, where staff were mandated to assemble within the court premises on Monday, July 27, for the test.
“I am directed to inform you that, in conjunction with the Department of Public Health, sample collection for COVID-19 testing will take place in the court premises as follows: Date: Monday 27th of July 2020, Time: 9.3am, Venue: Former Court 3, Right-wing, 4th floor," the circular signed by Adaora Keazor read.
The announcement is coming days after Justice John Tsoho of the Abuja court went into self-isolation following an announcement that one of his aides tested positive to the infection.
The chief judge also directed everyone with established contact with the confirmed case to self-isolate and get their Covid-19 test done.
Nigeria currently has 38,948 confirmed Covid-19 cases as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 604 new cases of Thursday, July 23, in 21 states
16,061 people have been successfully discharged while 833 deaths have been recorded since February when the first case was announced in Lagos.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the federal government has said that the much talked about Madagascar COVID-19 herb syrup did not show any evidence that it had real curative properties against the coronavirus pandemic.
The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, made the disclosure on Thursday, July 23, in Abuja at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
It was gathered that the National Institute of Pharm'aceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has shared its final report on the evaluation of the COVID organics from Madagascar.
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