Five prospective corps members are said to have tested positive for Covid-29, the information was revealed by Mrs. Walida Isa, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
She made this known on Monday in Abuja at the swearing-in of the 2020 Batch `B’ Stream 1 corps members. Isa, who did not reveal their names, said that 853 corps members were registered after they were tested for COVID-19.
The five positive persons were said to have been taken to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for treatment. It should be noted that they’re not among the number that was first registered, Isa said.
The 2020 Batch `B’ Stream 1A orientation, resumed camping on Nov. 10, and a week was used to test the corps members on COVID-19 before registration.