By Takuruku Emmanuel, Lafia
The Nasarawa state government on Thursday confirmed 177 positive cases of coronaviurs in the state with ten deaths.
Commissioner of heath, Ahmed Yahaya disclosed this at a news briefing shortly after a joint security meeting held at the government House, in Lafia, the state capital, Thursday.
He said that out of 177 coronaviurs positive cases that were recorded in the state,, 87 patients have been ischarged while 53 patients are currently on admission and with 30 persons are in isolation.
According to him, 27 heath workers have tested positive of coronaviurs out of which five of them are from private hospitals in the state
The commissioner said that the infection of coronaviurs in the state has assumed community spread with Karu having the highest number of the virus totally 76 in the new cases.
Pharm. Explained that Lafia the state capital has 24 cases, Obi 8 with Keffi having 80 percent of the total index cases in the state.
He complained that despite public awareness, coronaviurs cases have continued to rise geameticaly and appealed to citizens of the state to always adhere to preventive gears to aviod further spread of the disease in the state.