COVID-19: Plateau commences contact tracing of two new cases

Following confirmation of two additional COVID-19 cases in Plateau State, the State Commissioner of Health, Dr Ninkong Lar Ndam, has disclosed that the State Surveillance Team has commenced contact tracing of the two new cases.

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday, May 2nd, released its daily COVID-19 case update which confirmed two new cases in Plateau State.

Dr Lar Ndam said the state government has commenced investigation on the issue while contact tracing has started adding that Governor Simon Lalong is leaving no stone unturned and working assiduously to stop the spread of the virus in the state.

He implored the public not to panic, but to continue to imbibe good personal hygiene, social distancing, avoid crowded places and stay at home.

Lar called on the citizens to be vigilant and report any suspicious case while assisting the government to enforce the border closure directive which is one of the key steps adopted in curbing the disease.

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