Governor Abubakar Bello of Nigeria has tested positive for COVID-19.
The governor announced the development via his Twitter handle on Monday.
“I have tested positive to #COVID19. However, I am asymptomatic and have gone into isolation,” he tweeted.
FLASH: @GovNiger, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Governor Sani Bello who revealed the news today said the result of his latest test came back positive and he had consequently proceeded on self-isolation. pic.twitter.com/qherCWNjIR
— Governor Niger (@GovNiger) November 9, 2020
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), announced 300 new infections of COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country on Sunday.
NCDC made this known via its website.
Nigeria now has a total number of infections in Nigeria rise to 64,090.