Four Children, Nine Others Test Positive For COVID-19  – Newspot

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello


Niger State has recorded 13 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Among them is a five-year-old boy.

In the official report released by the State Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday, three other children aged eight, twelve and fifteen are also confirmed positive.


All the 13 new cases are said to be from Chanchanga Local Government Area of the state.

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The new figure is the highest daily confirmed cases from the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

The chairman of the State COVID-19 Task Force, Ibrahim Matane has however affirmed the determination of the government to curtail the spread of the virus.

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