The Kano State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, has confirmed an index case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
According to him, the state has recorded its first COVID-19 case, since the outbreak of the disease in Nigeria.
Dr Tsanyawa further said the state government would soon make an official announcement on the development as the governor was said to be in a meeting with health experts and the state COVID-19 Committee.
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.