4-year-old tests positive for coronavirus in Bauchi [ARTICLE]

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He also said that of the 38 repatriated students from Quranic Education (Almajiris) from Kano state, seven confirmed they were positive for the virus.

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“The four-year-old who tested positive for the virus is the contact of another person who has returned from Lagos.

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“In addition, of the 38 students repatriated from Quranic Education (Almajiris), seven were confirmed as positive for COVID-19.

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“So far, all the repatriated Almajiris who tested positive for the disease in Bauchi are from Kano state," he said.

The PHCDA chief also told NAN that of the 48 confirmed cases in the state, five medical professionals tested positive for the deadly disease.

He said the state would adopt massive contact tracking, urging residents to report anyone who came to the state from any of the high-risk states.

Mohammed said it was necessary to conduct a test or isolate a person as soon as possible.

He added that most of the cases registered in the state were returned from the states of Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Enugu.

"In addition to the indexed case, which is the governor of the state of Bauchi, all of our cases are returned that may have traveled to the states of Lagos, Portharcourt, Kano or Enugu". he said.

The Nigeria News Agency (NAN) reports that the state of Bauchi registered 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 48.

Six have been discharged so far with zero death recorded in the state.

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