A driver with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Nasarawa state.
The state governor, Abdullahi Sule, disclosed this during an expanded state security meeting in Lafia, the state capital today May 5th.
According to the governor, the driver who resides in Ado in Karu Local Government Area of the state, transports test samples for the agency in Abuja and got infected in the process. He was declared positive this morning and has been moved to the isolation centre at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi for treatment.
Nasarawa has 11 confirmed cases of the viral disease.