31 COVID 19 patients on the run in Gombe State

At least, 31 people that tested positive for Coronavirus in Gombe State are on the run, the state’s Taskforce on COVID-19 said on Wednesday.
According to the task force, the 31 people have refused to point out up once they knew they were positive.
Chairman of the task force, Prof. Idris Mohammed, who spoke while giving update of Coronavirus within the State, said the 31 positive individuals who were yet to be identified and evacuated.
The 31 positive cases were among persons intercepted at the state entry points, whose samples were taken for tests after being quarantined
However, by the time their results came out, which tested positive, that they had found their ways back to their communities, refusing to be evacuated to the isolation centres.
The Chairman appealed to them to cooperate with the task force team by submitting themselves willingly to curtail community transmission.
He said the task force would rather persuade the people to cooperate with them than to use force.
According to him, the general public should understand that COVID-19 isn’t a death sentence which it’s advisable to start out treatment as soon because it is detected.
The Task Force Chairman also revealed that Gombe has discharged a total number of 91 persons from its isolation centres after testing negative twice to the virus.
According to Mohammed, the state only has 11 active cases on admission at its isolation centres,

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