Nearly 30 Nigerian army generals test positive for Covid-19

By BBC On Mon, 14 Dec, 2020 15:49 | < 1 min read
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Nigerian army soldiers. PHOTO | COURTESY

The Nigerian army says close to 30 generals have tested positive for coronavirus after they attended a military conference.

Testing was ordered when a major-general died of Covid-19 days after he fell ill at the gathering in Abuja.

The conference has been suspended.

A spike of infections has been reported in Nigeria in recent weeks, raising fears of a second wave of the pandemic.

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