COVID-19: Doctor Tests Positive in Kano

It has been confirmed that, the Medical Doctor who treated Ambassador Kabiru Rabi’u, the index patient of Coronavirus in Kano State, Dr Musa Ibrahim, has tested negative.

Doctor Musa had treated Ambassador Rabi’u at Prime Specialist Clinics prior to the discovery that he was positive of Coronavirus by the officials of National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Abuja.

The 50year old doctor had been in self-isolation since Ambassador Rabi’u was confirmed positive. His result which came out positive, was released Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Doctor Musa’s specimen was collected on the 11th April 2020 for onward transmission to the NCDC laboratory.

Meanwhile, the five new cases discovered in Kano State were all contacts of the index patient, Ambassador Kabiru Rabi’u.

As at Wednesday 15th April, 2020, there were 21 total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kano, with one death recorded.


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