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All WASSCE Students Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 Now Negative - FG

Posted by Thandiubani on Tue 01st Sep, 2020 -

Nigeria's Education minister has revealed a cheering news for parents of students writing WASSCE who tested positive for coronavirus recently.

WAEC students writing exams (file photo)
WAEC students writing exams (file photo)
The News Agency of Nigeria has reported that the Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has announced the discharge of students who tested positive for COVID-19 during the ongoing 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Nwajiuba, who made the announcement at the 62nd Joint National Briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, said the students have returned to classes after treatment.
According to him, all the students have tested negative.
“We have confirmed that all of them are back to class. They have all been discharged. We do not have any further cases.

“There were four in Gombe, there was one in Kwara and there were few in Bayelsa, but those of them have been discharged as they all tested negative,” NAN quoted him as saying.
Nwajiuba added that the Buhari-led government was still getting feedback from the field.

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