Katsina State has recorded a first suspected case of Coronavirus in Dutsin-ma Local Government Area of the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Kabir Mustapha, confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday.
According to him, the patient who is presently on self-isolation returned from Malaysia and developed symptoms that warrants further investigations.
He further disclosed that the patient’s samples have been taking and that results were being expected by tomorrow adding that contact tracing will commence as soon the test results are out
He said ‘’the ministry is taking all precautionary measures and closely working with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on the matter’’.