Two people who believed to have had a close contact with Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi state have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
The state commissioner for health, Aliyu Maigoro, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Thursday, March 26.
The recall that the state government had mandated self-isolation for about 27 people who have had a contact with Bala Mohammed who has tested positive for the disease.
According to a circular issued by the Disease Control Unit of the Ministry of Health in the Bauchi State, samples of all 27 persons have been dispatched for tests to be conducted.
The circular also disclosed that the state government has created isolation centers across the state, specifically at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Reaching Hospital, Federal Medical Center Azare, Specialist Hospital Bauchi and Toro General Hospital.
GovernorMohammed and Atiku’s son who were both passengers on an Aero flight reportedly exchanged pleasantries and a friendly handshake according to Tribune.