The Government of Katsina State, has on Friday, announced 3 new cases of the coronavirus, in Daura Local Government Area of the State.
The State Governor, Aminu Masari, made the announcement on Friday evening, while addressing Journalists, at the Council Chamber of the Government House, in Katsina, the State capital
He stated that the 3 new cases emerged out of the 23 blood samples of people reported to have interacted with the first Covid-19 patient.
The Governor explained that the samples were taken 3 days ago, to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The 3 positive cases confirmed are the wife and two children of the first case.
Following the development, Governor Masari ordered a total lockdown of Daura Local Government, to prevent further spread of the virus.