HEALTH

Why Plateau is Experiencing Surge of Cases _Ada Nkong

The Plateau Government says the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the State is due to more testing, among other factors.
According to the State’s Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dan Manjang in a statement on Thursday, ” there is Increase in community testing for the disease as Plateau State has 3 testing Centres at NVRI Vom, Plateau State Specialist Hospital and Jos University Teaching Hospital”.

Recall that since Sunday, August 16th, 2020, data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), showed that the Northcentral state has reported 189 fresh COVID-19 infections and had the highest new cases of the virus on Wednesday, 19th August, a situation the Commissioner admitted to as worrying.

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