Gombe state looses senior government official to COVID-19

By Chinenye Festus:-
A senior staff of Gombe state’s Government House, Shuaibu Danlami, has died of Covid-19, the state’s Coronavirus taskforce chairman Idris Mohammed disclosed this on Wednesday, June 3.                                                 
Daily Trust reports that Danlami died on Sunday, May 31, after a brief illness. Samples taken from him after death, however, returned positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday night, June 2.                                           
Danlami until his death was a director for special services and politics at the office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and a member of the state task force on Covid-19.
Mr Shuaibu is the seventh Covid-19 death on record in Gombe. Some 125 people have been discharged from treatment centres while 23 are still receiving treatment. 
The office of the SSG and the Government House Clinic have been closed for disinfection while the deceased’s close contacts are being traced for testing.
All who took part in Danlami’s burial has been advised to isolate. 

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