The State Commissioner for Well being and Hospital Providers, Dr. Muhammad Makusidi, who disclosed this in Minna earlier at the moment, mentioned the deceased is a 40-year-old taxi driver plying Suleja- Abuja route. He was diabetic and died shortly on arrival on the Suleja- Normal Hospital.
The Commissioner mentioned a postmortem pattern was taken for take a look at and it returned optimistic. Makusidi mentioned contact tracing will start with instant impact.
The Commissioner additionally disclosed that seven Almajiri returnees from Zaria, Kaduna State have examined optimistic for the virus and are at present receiving remedy on the state Isolation middle.
To date, Niger State has a complete of 22 confirmed instances.