The Chairman Bauchi State Task Force on Covid 19 and Lassa Fever Senator Baba Tela has announced that a journalist working in Bauchi State has tested positive for the novel corona virus.

Senator Baba Tela who is also the State Deputy Governor stated this at a news conference at Government House in Bauchi.

The Deputy Governor, who did not disclose the identity of the journalist, said the journalist belonged to the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalist in Bauchi State.

According to him the journalist has been moved to isolation centre where medical personnel have started attending to him.

He advised every journalist in the state to go for test to be sure of their COVID 19 status.

This is the first case of a journalist testing positive for corona virus in Bauchi State.

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