Three commissioners have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gombe State.
The Commissioner of Information and Culture in the state, Ibrahim Alhassan, disclosed this to reporters on Tuesday.
He explained that the COVID-19 status of the infected persons was discovered after all 21 commissioners in Gombe and the governor’s aides took the test.
Alhassan also confirmed that the test results of one of the governor’s aides and five members of the Gombe State House of Assembly came back positive.
The commissioner decried that the pandemic was already within the community and the state has begun to witness community transmission of the disease.