The Benue State COVID-19 Action Committee has announced the first coronavirus case in the state capital.
The committee made the announcement after a meeting with the State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
According to the committee, the positive case recorded was one of the results of 8 suspected cases of people that came back from abroad specifically the United Kingdom.
The Governor advised others who may have come in contact with the victim in the last 14 days to avail themselves for test and isolation.
Benue’s first recorded case has brought the number of recorded cases nationwide to a total of 89.