The Borno State Government, on Wednesday, recorded a second death from Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, who is also the Chairman of the State High-Powered Committee on COVID-19, announced this while giving an update on the pandemic in the state.
“The deceased is from Biu town and already his contacts have been traced.
“One of his contacts is a trader in the Biu market. Following this development, the state government has ordered the closure of the market for immediate fumigation.
“As of today, 144 contacts had been traced, 55 were tested and nine people tested positive including the two who died,” he said.