Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has tested positive for coronavirus, (COVID-19).
The governor in a life broadcast 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: “Earlier this week, I submitted 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.
“The Deputy Governor is chairing our COVID-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time.”
— Chronicle NG (@chronicle_ng) March 28, 2020