Kano State has recorded its first confirme case of coronavirus.
This was disclosed by the state commissioner for health, Aminu Tsanyawa.
The Nation reports that the patient is a retired technocrat, who returned from Lagos.
Governor Abdullahi Umar is reported to be in a crucial meeting with health officials to inform the public officially.
The said coronavirus patient traveled from Lagos to Abuja and finally landed in Kano.
He was diagnosed at the reactivated COVID-19 laboratory test centre at the Amimu Kano Teaching Hospital where he tested positive.
He is said to have moved to the isolation centre in Kwanar Dawaki, Kano. Investigation is on for contact tracing.