The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday confirmed that another official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has tested positive of COVID-19, bringing the total of active cases in the state to three.
Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, the Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi.
Mohammed said that the new index case was through contact tracing of the first WHO official that tested positive after an earlier trip to Kano State.
“The new case is another WHO staff.
“This new case is a contact from the first WHO staff that tested positive because his contacts from Kano and Bauchi were traced and isolated,” he said.
The update further revealed that the state has three active cases with no death recorded.