Wednesday, August 19, 2020

WASSCE: 7 more Gombe students test positive for Covid-19

Gombe State Commissioner for Education, Dr Habu Dahiru has said seven students of Government Girls Secondary School Doma, tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of students infected with the virus to eight in the state.

Recall the unnamed student of the Government Science Secondary School Gombe, who tested positive for the virus, began his West African Senior School Certificate Examination from the state isolation centre on Monday.

While visiting the unnamed student on Wednesday, the commissioner said upon the reopening of schools for graduating students, the ministry, in collaboration with the task force on Covid-19, had conducted 1,100 tests.

Dahiru revealed that the seven other students are also candidates of the 2020 WASSCE.