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COVID-19: El-Rufai In Self-Isolation Again As Close Contacts Test Positive –

By Kazeem Ugbodaga
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has gone into isolation again after being exposed to persons who tested positive for COVID-19.

The Governor, in a tweet early Saturday said he had been notified of more positive COVID-19 test results of persons close to him.
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He said these included an immediate family member and senior officials of the Kaduna State Government.

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He said as a precautionary measure and in line with COVID-19 protocols, he had to isolate himself.

El-Rufai said he would be carrying out a COVID-19 test on Sunday.

He urged residents to take precautionary measures by wearing masks anytime they were going out.

“Malam Nasir El-Rufai has been notified of more positive Covid-19 test results of persons close to him, including an immediate family member and senior officials of the Kaduna State Government.

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“As a precaution, he is in self-isolation pending a test by Sunday.

“It is a precautionary measure to abide in line with protocols of coved-19. Wear your mask at any time you are going out and avoid gathering of more than six people. I will report back to you on the test I will be taken on Sunday,” he stated.

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El-Rufai had on 28 March, 2020 tested positive for Coronavirus and survived after over a month of being treated in isolation.

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