The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed that 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, have so far tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Director General, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this at the National Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja.
Ihekweazu said that none of those who tested positive was allowed into the camps.
According to him, 34,785 corps members and members of the camp communities have been tested with 138 turning positive, representing 0.4 per cent prevalence.
The NCDC boss said that those who tested positive were either managed at home or in a treatment centre, depending on if they had symptoms and what state they were in.