The NCDC has updated its list of States with reported cases, and Plateau State has reported a case.
In a statement, the official handle of the Plateau State Government @PLSGov tweeted that:
“NCDC confirms first COVID-19 index case in Plateau State. The patient reportedly came into Jos from Kano on 17th April 2020 and was quarantined.
The case has been isolated for treatment while contact tracing is ongoing.
In further news, a result allegedly belonging to the patient has been circulating the internet and we call on the proper authorities to investigate and clear the air on this as a lot of people have taken to social media and are ascribing the results to other persons.
We call our people to remain calm, maintain social distancing and observe health protocols.