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COVID-19: Jigawa Records First Case

Jigawa State has recorded its first case of coronavirus.

The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Abba Zakari who made this known to newsmen said the index case came from Lagos.

According to Zakari, the test on the victim which came back positive, was carried out in Kano State.

The victim was rejected for treatment in Kano and had to be moved to Dutse.

Zakari said, “Some few days back, there were some young men that travelled all the way from Southwest specifically Lagos. One of them is from Ogun.

“They were travelling back home. They were intercepted in Kano and their samples were taken and one of them turned out positive.

“The normal procedure according to the Centre for Disease Control is that wherever your samples are taken, they give you a number. That patient is yours so you take care of that patient,” he said.

The patient is to be taken care of by the Jigawa State Government.

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