Governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the number of active cases to 12.
Sule disclosed this during an expanded state security meeting on Tuesday in Lafia, the state capital on Tuesday.
According to the governor, the infected person is a driver with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), who transports test samples for the agency in Abuja.
He said the driver who resides in Ado in Karu Local Government Area of the state, was declared positive on Tuesday morning.
The patient has been moved to the isolation centre at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi for treatment.