Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
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Samuel Ortom, governor of the state, made the announcement on Wednesday, while releasing new guidelines on the easing of restrictions in the state.
The governor said contacts tracing has commenced within and outside the NAF base located along the Makurdi/Gboko road, to identify and isolate anyone who had contact with the officers.
The new measures in the state include, the lifting of the ban on places of worship, which must not congregate for more than one hour, and the resumption of work by all civil servants with effect from Monday, June 8.