Kano State has recorded its first confirmed COVID-19 case, The Nation reports.

A top government official has confided that the patient is a retired technocrat and he just returned from Lagos.

Governor Abdullahi Umar is reported to be in a crucial meeting with health officials to inform the public officially.

The said COVID-19 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. The source further said investigation is on for contact tracing.

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