The Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Commissioner disclosed this on her Twitter handle on Friday.

The Health Commissioner stated that she has since gone into isolation.

Mohammed-Baloni said following notification that she had tested positive for COVID-19, she proceeded into isolation for the necessary treatment.

She said: “I look forward to a quick and complete recovery from this infection. I appeal to everyone to observe the simple public health measures and COVID-19 prevention protocols such as the use of facemasks in public; frequent washing of hands with soap and running water or use of sanitizers; and avoiding large gatherings or crowded places.”