2 test positive in Bauchi, claim COVID-19 is scam


Two persons, who tested positive for coronavirus have refused to be in the care of Bauchi State government at isolation centre.

Executive Chairman of Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed this.

Mohammed, who is also the Chairman, Contact Tracing Committee on COVID-19 in the state, said they refused to be isolated because they denied that COVID-19 is real.

He revealed that security agencies in the state have been ordered to force their hands and evacuate them to an isolation centre.

Mohammed also revealed that two people taking care of one of the 2 COVID-19 positive people at home came forward for testing and one of them was tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

“Some people are still having denial in their minds. We have two people who tested positive and have not reached out facilities. What’s more worrying is that, by their denial, they are infecting family members and other unsuspecting people.

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