This was stated by governor Muhammad Badaru while inspecting the newly established isolation center in Dutse metropolis.
He described it as parts of efforts to curb the spread of the virus, and better manage cases.
The state government had established a well equipped 20-bed-capacity isolation centre with trained manpower.
He said the state NYSC orientation camp and the three star Hotel were also reserved to serve as isolation center for Covid-19 suspected cases.
“Despite the zero case status of the state we cannot afford to be complacent, therefore government has taken measures to prevent the outbreak and manage the epidemic should it occur in our dear state.
“We have renovated and equipped an isolation center in Dutse and deployed the requisite trained manpower for the treatment of those that might be affected by the disease.
“In the situation where the 20-bed capacity isolation center might not be enough, the NYSC orientation camp and the three star Hotel would also be use as isolation centers,” he said.
Gov. Badaru said public gatherings had been suspended including wedding, naming, mourning and closure of schools and markets across the state.
Badaru said the action was aimed at protecting the public and preventing transmission and spread of Covid-19.
He urged people of the state to be patient and persevere through the difficult situations.