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Kaduna State Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19


Kaduna state Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. 

The Governor said earlier this week, he submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test and the  result came in positive, adding that he has being in isolation according to Doctors order.

He said 

“I submited a sample for the Covid-19 test and the  result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.

“According to the protocols for managing Covid-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is no showing symptoms.

“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.
“It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive.

“The Deputy Governor is chairing our Covid-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.”

Following this development, total cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria is now 90.

It would be recalled that, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) earlier in the day announced that the country has recorded 8 new cases. 

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