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Plateau State governor’s chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19

Plateau State governor’s chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19

 

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong’s Chief of Staff, Noel Donjur has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

The State’s commissioner of information and communication Dan Manjang released a statement on Friday July 3, in which, he said, Donjur is in an isolation centre.

The health officials were said to have commenced treatment for him at one of the isolation centres in the State capital, Jos, while members of his family and other contacts are being traced and tested.

The statement read;

“The Chief of Staff to the Plateau State Governor, Noel Donjur, has tested positive for COVID-19 after the test that was conducted for members of the State EXCO on 1st July, 2020 following the directive of Governor Lalong.

“The outcome of the tests indicates that all other members of the State EXCO tested negative except the Chief of Staff who is asymptomatic and in good condition.

“Accordingly, health officials have commenced treatment for him at one of the isolation centres in the State capital, Jos, while members of his family and other contacts were being traced and tested.”

Donjur tested positive for Coronavirus two days after Plateau commissioner for commerce and industry Abe Aku, tested positive for the disease.

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