3 Kano Officials Test Positive for COVID-19

According to the Kano State government, three officials of the state’s task force on COVID-19 have tested positive for the virus.

Aminu Tsanyawa, commissioner for health, confirmed this in a statement on Friday.

Tsanyawa who did not give details of the officials who tested positive said as of Friday, 21 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed.

“With a deep sense of sadness and on behalf of the state government, I hereby announce that the co-chairman and some members of Kano State Task Force on COVID-19 were tested and three of the results came out positive for coronavirus,” he said.

“Government advises the general public to keep social distancing, avoid overcrowding and stay at home to keep safe as it continue to take measures to contain the spread of the disease in the state.”

The three cases have been admitted at the special isolation centre at the Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu quarters, Kano.

“Following the result turning out NEGATIVE, Dr. Gawuna who is also the Chairman of the State Task Force Committee on COVID-19, gives praise to Almighty Allah because through him all things are possible,” the statement read.

“We will continue to pray for Allah’s protection against COVID-19 everywhere in the world and for the quick recovery of all those infected.”

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