Yobe state has confirmed its index case of coronavirus.
The Chairman of the Committee on Prevention and Control of COVID 19 in the State, Hon. Idi Barde Gubana, who is also the Deputy Governor, announced that the case is a 29-year- old man who is unmarried and he lives with his parents.
The patient is a staff with a new generation bank in Damaturu.
The announcement of the case is coming after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) reported the case.
The patient is said not to have any history of travel to any of the COVID -19 high burden state, raising fear of community transmission in the state.
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