Panic As NCDC Official Supervising COVID-19 Response In Zamfara Dies Of The Illness
A supervisor on the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), recognized as JJ Shalanga, has died of COVID-19 issues.
Shalanga, who was posted to Zamfara to oversee the unfold and management of the illness, died on Sunday.
The deceased has reportedly been within the state because the starting of the unfold of the illness.
In keeping with the NCDC, the state confirmed its first two circumstances on April 24.
Yahaya Kanoma, the state commissioner of well being, stated the deceased fell unwell and was being taken to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, when he died.
Kanoma stated it was found he died of COVID-19 when his samples had been examined.
“His stays have been taken to his house city in Plateau State for burial,” he stated.
The state has confirmed 76 circumstances of COVID-19 with 5 deaths whereas 71 individuals have recovered from the illness.
In Benue, Godwin Achinge, the vice-chairman of the state motion committee on COVID-19, additionally died of issues of the illness.
Sunday Ongbabo, the state commissioner of well being and human providers who confirmed the information, stated Achinge died on Sunday afternoon at a hospital in Jos, Plateau state capital, the place he was taken for remedy.
Samuel Ortom, the governor, on Saturday, stated the late Achinge examined optimistic for COVID-19.