By Takuruku Emmanuel, Lafia
The Nasarawa state government says it was set to discharge four persons that had been treated and certified free of coronavirus in the state.
Consequently, the government said the state now has a total of 26 confirmed cases with 21 active ones and one dead.
Commissioner of Health, Pharm. Ahmed Baba Yahaya, disclosed this at a news briefing shortly after an expanded State Executive Council (SEC) meeting held at the Government House in Lafia, the state capital, yesterday.
He explained that the four to be discharged today had been tested negative for the deadly two times after being treated of the disease.
The commissioner said that government would embark on fumigation of the qurantine centers and family houses of the infected persons in the state to prevent further spread of the disease.
Pharm. Yahaya disclosed that government has planned to extend training of heath personnels to the private hospitals to argument the existing number to handle coronavirus cases in the state.
He said government had resolved to entensify contact tracing of persons who had contact with infected persons, urging residents of the state to always adhere to precautinary measures aim at preventing the spread of the disease.