Thursday, May 7, 2020

[NEWS] COVID-19: Yobe health ministry’s director dies at COVID-19 isolation centre

Alhaji Muazu Brahji, a Director, Human Resources with Yobe State Ministry of Health, has died at the state specialist hospital isolation centre in Damaturu A brother to the deceased, Yau Ubaliyo Abubakar, who confirmed the development to our correspondent early Wednesday, said that late Brahji was taken to the isolation facility on Tuesday.

On whether the deceased was confirmed to be positive for COVID-19 before he died, Abubakar disclosed that his sample was taken and currently awaiting the result.

Yobe is among the states without a testing centre for COVID-19; as such, most of the samples collected are taken to either Abuja or Borno for testing.

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