BY: Ayomide Arowobusoye
Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that 765 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Batch “B” Stream II, have tested positive for COVID-19.
As disclosed on the official twitter account, Ihekweazu at the Presidential Task Force briefing said the COVID-19 test was conducted on the prospective corp members using using the new antigen-based rapid test kits (RDTs).
“Out of 22,119 NYSC prospective corp members tested in orientation camps in the current stream, 765 have tested positive for #COVID19 using the new antigen-based rapid test kits (RDTs) in Nigeria”, he said.
NYSC had released postings for 2020 Batch B Stream II recently informing the prospective corp members that there will be Covid-19 test before entry into the camps.
The Corp members were, therefore, advised to register at the NCDC website.
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