- Taraba government has warned the people of the state to follow COVID-19 directives
- This directive was given over the rising cases of COVID-19 among the corps members in the state
- Innocent Vakkai, the commissioner for health, said the government is doing its best to curb the spread of the virus among people
No fewer than eleven National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members undergoing orientation in Taraba state have tested positive for COVID-19, Premium Times reports.
Legit.ng reports that the chairperson of the COVID-19 technical committee in Taraba, Innocent Vakkai, made this known in Taraba on Monday, December 21, during a conference, adding that the victims were currently receiving treatments at various isolation centres in the state.
Vakkai, who is also the commissioner for health, urged residents of the state to be cautious of the pandemic as he asked the members of the public to always observe COVID-19 protocols to mitigate the spread of the disease.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Lagos state government gave an update on Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu's rate of recovery from COVID-19 which he contracted recently.
It was reported that the state government on Monday, December 21, informed Lagosians that the governor is not just doing very well medically at the moment but is also stable.
The announcement was made by Sanwo-Olu's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile, who also sent his principal's appreciation to the people of the state for their support and prayers.
The governor's CPS noted that he is expected to come back from isolation and resume his duties very soon.
In a related report, the federal government said that just like many nations, it may be forced to impose a ban on travel to some parts of the world due to the new strain of COVID-19 which is rampant in the United Kingdom (UK).
This was revealed by the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday, December 21, in Abuja.
The minister noted that while the government is avoiding the implications of another lockdown, it might fall back on it as its only resort if the situation warrants the decision.
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