By Comrade Nnadi Goodluck
On Sunday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kebbi State.
Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu added, saying that the index case was a 40-year old man, with travel history to Lagos.
The governor said: “Regrettably, however, Kebbi state has taken 13 samples to the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control ( NCDC).
“Today, one of the samples returned positive. He has been taken to the Isolation centre and contacts tracing is taking place.”
Below is the statement from NCDC.
“91 new cases of #COVID19 reported;
“As at 11:50pm 26th April- 1273 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria.
Deaths: 40.” The statement read.