COVID-19: NYSC Deny Some Corps Members Tested Positive

Yemisi Izuora

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has denied media that some Corps Members tested positive to Coronavirus in Lagos, Kano and FCT Camps.

According the management of the NYSC, “No Corps Member in any of the NYSC camp is COVID-19 positive.

It is pertinent to add that the NYSC is in collaboration with Nigeria Centre For Disease Control ( NCDC ), and the Centre maintains very strong presence in all the NYSC camps nationwide.”

It however said that as a proactive measure, all Prospective Corps Members were tested for COVID-19 before being admitted into the camps and that tested positive were handed over to the NCDC for treatment and management.

“Accordingly, the general public is hereby assured that the 37 Camps of the Scheme are safe, as COVID- 19 safety protocols are strictly adhered to.

“There is no cause for alarm. Both the Scheme and NCDC are up to the task of safeguarding the lives of Corps Members and Camp officials.” NYSC said.

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