The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) announced lastnight 9th May 2020 that there were additional 2 new cases of the novel Coronavirus on the Plateau making it a total number of 17 active cases of COVID-19 in Plateau State COVID-19 updates Healthforbes Media reports
However on the 8th May 2020, 10 new cases of COVID-19 was confirmed in Plateau State.
His Excellency Governor Simon Lalong tasks citizens of plateau at the early hours of yesterday the 9th May 2020 on community transmission. He said its obvious that Plateau State is experiencing inter-community transmission arising from the first index case and earlier cases on the Plateau.
The Governor of Plateau State went further to advise residents of Plateau State to adhere to the guidelines by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) in order to curtail the spread of the deadly virus.