The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has tested positive for coronavirus, report claimed.
Governor Simon and his family had tested twice with negative for the virus since the wake of the pandemic, but it was disclosed by the Governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs. Dr Makut Simon Macham, in Jos, the state Capital on Thursday.
Macham said, “The test result indicated that Governor Lalong’s test returned positive while all members of his family tested negative.
Lalong has gone into isolation while his close aides are being tested after he was confirmed to be positive.
Therefore, Governor Lalong will work from home during the period of treatment”, he declared.
He added that, “All State matters requiring the Governor’s physical presence will be handled by the Deputy Governor.
Governor Lalong has urged all the citizen of the state to following Covid-19 protocols as the pandemic is still prevalent.