Three Commissioners and one Special Adviser to the state governor in Gombe state are among the new cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The state Commissioner for Information in the state, Ibrahim Alhassan, who disclosed this to newsmen today, said the positive cases were confirmed after 609 persons were tested in the state.
He appealed to residents of the state to take all precautionary measures as the state has begun to witness community transmission.
”Out of the 21 Commissioners, it is unfortunate we are having three. Of the Special Advisers, we have one positive case. Of the members of the House of Assembly, we are having five positive cases.
The pandemic now is within the community and we are experiencing community transmission. Therefore all hands need to be on deck to see that we fight this pandemic headon.
All permanent secretaries and directors in all the government ministeries and agencies are now undergoing the test. ” he said