NASARAWA RECORDS 11 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

Eleven new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed by the Nasarawa State Government.

The state’s Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, who also doubles as the Chairman, Task Force on COVID-19, revealed this while addressing journalists in Lafia, the state capital on Monday.

He said the state government had established contact tracing centres in each of the three senatorial zones of the state.

According to the deputy governor, results of no fewer than 180 samples are being waited.

He affirmed that henceforth returnees from high-risk states would be quarantined.

The deputy governor added that the Local Government Areas where the new cases are found include Karu – two infections, Kokona – 2, Lafia – 2, Obi – 4, and Nasarawa – 1.