The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and spokesman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, announced this on Monday evening via a statement.
He also confirmed the authenticity of the statement when contacted by newsmen.
According to Mr Ajakaye, one of the infected persons is the wife of a patient, a UK returnee who died last Thursday, and the other is another UK returnee.
“This statement is issued at 18:33pm, a few minutes after the government received official confirmation of test results from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Test Centre in Ibadan,” he said.
He noted that the government will address a news briefing on Tuesday to give details and announce further measures to tackle the disease in the state.
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