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Lalong in self-isolation as commissioner test positive for covid-19

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Lalong in self-isolation as commissioner test positive for covid-19


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Plateau State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry , Abe Aku, has tested positive for COVID- 19 .

Governor Simon Lalong has since directed all members of the State Executive Council to go on self - isolation and thereafter make themselves available for coronavirus tests .

It was also gathered that the governor , who earlier tested negative for the virus , had since gone into self - isolation.

In a statement on Wednesday, the state Commissioner for Information, Dan Manjang , said, “ Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong , has directed members of the State Executive Council to undergo test for COVID -19 and thereafter isolate beginning today, 1 st July, 2020.

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“ This follows the fact that a member of the State Executive Council and Commissioner for Commerce and Industry , Abe Aku, tested positive for the virus .

“ Based on the governor ’s directive , specimens of the commissioners are to be taken and forwarded to the COVID- 19 Laboratory at The National Veterinary Research Institute Vom for testing.”

He advised members of the public to obey all preventive protocols including use of face masks , social distancing, and regular handwashing .



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