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Breaking: Benue COVID-19 team intercepts smuggled corpse of virus victim in the State



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The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, on Wednesday evening reportedly intercepted a vehicle conveying the corps of one Peter Aiv Kogi who died of coronavirus in Kano and was being taken to Konshisha for burial.

Following a tip off on the curious development, the Committee with the combined efforts of the Konshisha and Gwer East COVID-19 teams, a roadblock was  quickly mounted at Jato, near Aliade where the vehicle smuggling the body of the COVID-19 victim was intercepted. 

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All the four persons on the vehicle are to be quarantined.

It is recalled that bodies of COVID-19 dead victims are not transported interstate according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to avoid the spread of the virus


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