A final year student of GSSS Gombe who tested POSITIVE for COVID-19 sat for West African Senior Secondary Examination (WASSCE) Mathematics paper on Monday.
The boy was isolated on Sunday, the authorities allowed him to write his paper, in isolation on Monday.
His invigilator was well protected to supervise him.
His story was brought to Twitter by Gombe State Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC).
“Health and education are a priority in Gombe State”, PHEOC wrote on Twitter.
TheNewsGuru.com, TNG reports that WASSCE commenced nationwide on Monday, August 17, 2020 under strict COVID-19 guidance.
Health and education are a priority in Gombe State.A final year student of GSSS Gombe tested POSITIVE for COVID-19 and was isolated yesterday,today he is writing Mathematics SSCE while ensuring his invigilator is well protected.@NCDCgov @Chikwe_I @Amanafm98_1 @t_taskforce pic.twitter.com/KU04wUa7KF
— Gombe PHEOC (@GombePHEOC) August 17, 2020
COVID-19 can not stop our POSITIVE student from writing the practical chemistry today.We ensured that;He was transported under IPC to the chemistry laboratory in his school,The invigilator was counselled and given PEP and the laboratory was decontaminated afterwards.@Chikwe_I pic.twitter.com/5pddVL4NMe
— Gombe PHEOC (@GombePHEOC) August 18, 2020