Kaduna state now has its first case of the Coronavirus pandemic, and it’s the governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i.
The result came in Saturday evening after samples were taken earlier in the week.
He has now gone into self isolation in accordance with directives of the
The governor tasks residents of the state to stay home, stay safe and alive.
Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. 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”, he stated.
KADUNA UPDATE: Gov Nasir @elrufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a person that is not showing symptoms. pic.twitter.com/TLgqZrqF8z
— Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai (@elrufai) March 28, 2020