HEALTH

Gombe: Executive member and HOA member test positive_Femi Ehiabhi

The Gombe State Task Force committee chairman on COVID-19, Professor Idris Muhammad, has confirmed that another executive member and one member of the state House of Assembly have been confirmed to be COVID-19 positive.

Professor Idris Muhammad confirmed at a daily press briefing by the committee that 3,668 have been tested, while 410 turned positive.

He said like Lagos State, Gombe has embarked on massive testing as a result of the number of confirmed cases.

Three commissioners, five members of state House of Assembly and a Special Adviser to the governor were earlier confirmed to have contracted COVID-19.

Newsmen had also reported that the speaker, Ibrahim Sadiq Abubakar, alongside four other members and Commissioner for Water Resources, Mijinyawa Yahaya, tested positive to the virus.

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