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El-Rufai tests positive for coronavirus

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Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

The governor confirmed his test results in a recorded video released on Saturday evening on Kaduna state government social media accounts.

Read a statement by the governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai on his Covid-19 Test Results, 28 March 2020

Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.

According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for someone that is not showing symptoms.

I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.

It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.

The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

28th March 2020



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Covid19: Oyo Gov, Seyi Makinde Tests Positive

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The Oyo state Governor, Enfr Seyi Makinde has confirmed on his twitter handle that he has been tested positive of the novel coronavirus.

The Governor wil be the third Nigeria Governors that will be tested positive after Bauchi and Kaduna state governors.

Makinde tweeted this evening:

I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate.

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3 Ministers Test Positive For Coronavirus

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The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Nuno Nabiam and three ministers, on Wednesday tested positive for Coronavirus.

Health Minister, Antonio Deuna, confirmed this, revealing that they were being quarantined presently at a hotel in the country’s capital, Bissau.

It was learnt that some members of the cabinet: Interior Minister Botche Cande and two secretaries of state, Mario Fambe and Monica Buaro were also infected.

So far, Guinea-Bissau has recorded 73 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with one death, and 18 recoveries, according to figures compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

President Umaro Sissoco Embalo had also extended the nationwide state of emergency due to COVID-19 to May 11.

Nabiam was selected by President Embalo to be prime minister in late February, 2019.

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Coronavirus: Access Bank shuts branch after visitor test positive

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Coronavirus: Access Bank shuts branch after visitor tested positive for infection

- A customer with Access bank has tested positive for the virus -

The bank claimed that the customer was symptoms fee when he came to the branch

- However, the bank urged people who have been to the branch in the last one week to self

-isolate Access bank has reported that one of its customers tested positive for coronavirus and as a result of this closed down the Ligali Ayorinde branch over the issue.


This was revealed in a statement by the bank on Twitter.

According to the bank, the customer who was symptoms free when he came to its premises is currently receiving treatment in Yaba. Going further, the bank also disclosed that the branch has been shut down in other to properly disinfect the premises.


Also, the bank stated that people who had contact with the positive customer have gone on self-isolation. Access bank also urged people who have visited the particular branch in the last one week to self-isolate for the next 14 days.

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