Yusuf Bello| A 62-year-old male and friend of Bauchi state governor on Thursday became the person to test positive for the coronavirus in Bauchi state.
The Bauchi State government, through the commissioner for health in the state, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro, announced this during a press briefing in Bauchi.
According to him, 48 samples were taken for test and two have been confirmed positive.
He added that 37 others returned negative while the results of nine samples were still pending.
The commissioner noted that the State Ministry of Health has since begun the contact tracing of the second case.
This comes two days after the government confirmed that the state governor Bala Mohammed tested positive for the disease.