The Kwara State government has confirmed two cases of Coronavirus (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 POLITICS NIGERIA.
According to Mr Ajakaye, one is the wife of the UITH 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 noted that the government will address a news briefing to give details and further measures now being taken to tackle the development on Tuesday.