Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal goes into isolation, awaiting Covid-19 test result.
Tambuwal, had gone into isolation after coming in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has gone into isolation after coming in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19.
Only recently, Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu tested positive to the covid-19 pandemic alongside his Kaduna and Plateau state counterparts, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai and Solomon Lalong.
The governor, who made this known via his Twitter handle, said he had undergone a COVID-19 test.
“Gov @AWTambuwal goes into isolation after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19. The Deputy Gov will oversee all activities of the state pending the outcome of the test result of the Governor,” the governor tweeted.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Thursday that 1,145 COVID-19 cases were recorded in the country.
It said Lagos State recorded the highest number of infections with 459 cases; FCT, Kaduna, and Plateau confirmed 145, 138 and 80 respectively.
Other states include Katsina -70, Gombe -52, Niger -31, Kano -23, Bayelsa -21, Bauchi -18, Ondo -18, Rivers -17, Ogun -12, Oyo -12, Edo – eight, Nasarawa- eight, Ebonyi- seven, Osun- six, Ekiti- five, Kebbi -five, Borno – four, Jigawa -three, Akwa Ibom -two and Anambra -one.
The agency noted that till date, 76,207 cases have been confirmed, 67,110 cases have been discharged and 1,201 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.