COVID-19: WHO official in Bauchi tests positive

April 19, 2020
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An official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has tested positive for coronavirus in Bauchi State.

This was confirmed in a statement from the Ministry of Health and signed by Ibrahim Sani for the Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed

Mohammed disclosed that the new COVID-19 case is an official of the State office of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

He added that the offices of the UNICEF/WHO offices have been decontaminated and sealed following the confirmation of the case.

The statement reads: “ Following the confirmation of a staff of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Bauchi office who tested positive to COVID-19.

“The UNICEF/WHO offices have been decontaminated and are now officially sealed today, 19th April, 2020 by the Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed and the Executive Chairman of Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, as part of prevention and to de-escalate the spread of the virus in the state.”

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