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COVID-19: 47 Health Workers Test Positive In Kano


Kano State Government has confirmed that  47 health workers have tested positive for the coronavirus disease in the state.

The Coordinator, Kano State Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr. Tijjani Hussain, disclosed this ata press briefing of the Taskforce on COVID-19 on Sunday in Kano.

He stated that, the health workers were confirmed to have been infected with the virus in the past weeks, while he added that no new case of the virus infection was recorded among health personnel in the past few days.

He said,

“Out of the total number of confirmed cases in Kano State, we recorded 21 deaths. On Saturday, we also recorded 84 new suspected cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of the suspected cases to 1,820 in the state."

He disclosed that the taskforce, on Saturday, received 47 emergency calls which were investigated, adding that they have so far received 1,313 calls.

He added,

“Between Saturday and Sunday, 29 of the 84 samples collected were confirmed positive for the virus. So far, we have collected 2,072 samples in the state."

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