The management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed reports making the rounds on social media that some prospective corps members tested positive for Coronavirus.
In a statement issued by the management on Monday, NYSC said no prospective corps member who are currently undergoing their orientation in its camps had tested positive for COVID-19.
It stated that NYSC is in collaboration with Nigeria Centre For Disease Control ( NCDC ) adding that the Centre “maintains very strong presence in all the NYSC camps nationwide”.
The management noted that all Prospective Corps Members were tested for the virus before being admitted into the camps adding that those who tested positive were handed over to the NCDC for treatment and management.
It assured the general public that the 37 Camps of the Scheme “are safe, as COVID- 19 safety protocols are strictly adhered to”.
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