Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State announced on Thursday that four persons have died of the current COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The governor made the disclosure at a press briefing in Lafia on Thursday.
According to the governor, a member of the state assembly representing Nasarawa-West was among those who had died as a result of the out of the COVID-19 outbreak in the state.
The governor also said that 705 samples were taken from the state to the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) for testing since the pandemic started.
“Out of the 705 samples taken, we have so far received 658 results and 90 were confirmed positive, while results of the remaining are still being awaited. The governor stated.
Governor Sule assured the people of the state that the government under his leadership would always prioritize their welfare, health and security in line with the oath of office.
Sule also thanked God for sparing the life of Joseph Masin, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the state who recently regained his freedom from kidnapers.