The Nigeria Illness Management Middle (NCDC) declared on Tuesday that there are not any instances of COVID-19 throughout the camps of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Its Director Basic, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who said this throughout a tv program in Abuja, defined that the instances detected had been these found earlier than coming into the NYSC discipline after an intensive screening.
He stated: “Now, we’re within the midst of reopening youth service camps within the nation, which has been an extremely intensive logistical train. We’re not at all out of hazard and there have been spikes in different nations.
“I noticed some stories about instances in NYSC fields. You will need to make clear that there have been no instances throughout the NYSC camps.
“To reopen the camps, we began working with NYSC and ready for months for that. We’re analyzing every one who is returning to the youth service camp. For this primary stream, there are greater than 45,000 individuals – each members of the youth physique and members of the NYSC camp neighborhood. “
The pinnacle of the NCDC added: “So, earlier than coming into the camp, you might be examined. Due to this fact, it’s via this screening course of that we choose some instances throughout the nation. Returning individuals might not know they’re contaminated, however they’re being examined, recognized after which excluded from the camp. They’re then correctly remoted and managed.