12,500 new corps members have undergone #Covid-19 tests -PTF Disclosed

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced that no fewer than 12,5000 out of the 66,000 prospective corps members for the 2020 Batch B mobilization, have undergone tests for the disease.

National Coordinator of the Presidential Tax Force on Covid-19 Sani Aliyu made this known during a briefing in Abuja.

Aliyu also reminded international graduates who would be traveling into the country for the exercise of the need to undergo the seven days compulsory self-isolation before going into the NYSC orientation camp, he further advised against non-essential international travels during the pandemic.

Aliyu said;

“We have commenced the process of testing corps members. We have already tested more than 12,5000 NYSC corps members so far using the Rapid Diagnostic Test Kit test with confirmatory PCR.

“We know that we are going into the Christmas period. The PTF is already looking at steps to minimize the surge in passengers’ numbers we see during this period.”

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