Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has tested positive for coronavirus.
He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
He said, “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 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.