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Coronavirus Pandemic: Kano Records First Case of COVID-19


The Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Ibrahim Tsanyawa, has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in the state.

It was gathered that the patient was a diplomat who developed the symptoms after he returned from Abuja eight days ago.

On his return, he fell sick and submitted himself to the Kwanar Dawaki isolation center where his blood sample was taken, and the result came back positive for coronavirus.

Although, it reported that it is a mild case, the patient is said to have been admitted at the isolation center for treatment.

While confirming the case in a tweet on Saturday, Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Mr Salihu Tanko Yankasai, stated; 

“Kano has recorded its 1st case of Covid-19 in the State.

“The index case lives around UDB Road in Kano, he returned from Abuja on the eve of the border closure in the State. All those close to him have been tested and are awaiting results. He is currently at Kwanar Dawaki Isolation Centre”.

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