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BREAKING: Governor El-Rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has tested positive for coronavirus.

The governor announced this in a video posted on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday evening.

“Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the COVID-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive,” the governor said.

“According to the protocols for managing COVID-19, I am in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for someone that is not showing symptoms.

“I wish to appeal to the people of Kaduna State to continue to closely observe the preventive measures already announced.

“It is most important that everybody should do their utmost to stay safe, stay home and stay alive”.

Governor Kaduna

@GovKaduna

KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir @elrufai has disclosed that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He is in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the NCDC for a someone that is not showing symptoms.

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The Deputy Governor is chairing the COVID-19 Taskforce and will continue to issue statements from time to time, he said.
El Rufai now becomes the second governor to test positive for the virus in Nigeria, after Bala Mohammed of his Bauchi State

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