COVID-19: Nasarawa traces 74 contacts linked to late Lawmaker died of the pandemic virus

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The Nasarawa State Government said it has traced 74 contacts directly linked with the late State House of Assembly (NSHA) lawmaker, Adamu Suleiman Ibrahim who died from coronavirus related complications.

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The State Governor, Abdullahi Sule made the disclosure in an opening remark during an expanded meeting to review measures put in place to control and contain further spread of COVID-19 at the Lafia Government House yesterday.

He stated that their team is currently in Nasarawa taking samples of all the members of his family.

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“The 74 contacts are all in Nasarawa and have nothing to do with the contacts he had at the assembly.”

He explained further that out of the number, samples from 10, who were considered high risk, were taken for test, adding that the House of Assembly had been fumigated as a preventive measure.”

“Keffi had been added among the high-risk areas because of the number of positive cases isolated at the FMC Keffi, as well as the possibility of health workers who may have come into contact with the deceased lawmaker.” He added.

Governor Sule also said the state had recorded 12 positive cases, from the previous 11 cases.


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