Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, announced that two officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have tested positive for COVID-19 in Makurdi, Benue State.
Governor Ortom revealed this while releasing new guidelines on the easing of restrictions in the state, on Wednesday.
The governor said contacts tracing has commenced immediately within and outside the NAF base located along the Makurdi/Gboko road to identify and isolate anyone who had contact with the officers.
Meanwhile, the NAF has supported the Nigerian government’s effort in combating COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
They recently produced emergency ventilators for patients with respiratory disease including acute lungs injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome.