Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule has confirmed two new additional cases of COVID-19 in the state, raising the number to three and are all females.
Governor Sule stated this yesterday at the government house while briefing journalists on the COVID-19 development in the state.
He explained further the two new cases are returnees from Lagos, adding that they tested positive to COVID-19 from sample of 40 people who returned from Lagos and are isolated.
According to him “since the advent of COVID-19, Nasarawa state have taken measures to curtail the spread of the pamdemic in the state and one of the measures is to isolate our citizens who are returning from high risk states
“Currently, we have 40 of such people who are quarantined at the state polytechnic Lafia , we took sample of those who showed symptoms of COVID-19, a total of 14 samples were taken and two of them are positive, that makes a total of 3.
“We have move all of them from the state polytechnic to Dalhatu Arab Specialist (DASH)Hospital Lafia, 11 contact of the index cases are isolated at DASH, their sample are taken and we are waiting for the result” he said
He appeal to the citizens of the state to identify those returning from high risks states for monitoring.