A map displaying Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s North-Central area.
The Kaduna State authorities has introduced that 14 extra almajiri Youngsters who not too long ago returned from Kano State have examined optimistic for COVID-19 Pandemic.
In a press release issued on Saturday, the Particular Adviser to the Kaduna state Governor on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye stated the brand new optimistic outcomes have elevated lively instances within the state to 41, with one demise recorded.
The assertion expressed concern that the determine may rise as extra check outcomes are awaited.
“Further progress on expanding testing capacity is being made by the Kaduna state COVID-19 Standing Committee,” he stated.
He added that the set up of a PCR machine had commenced on the Yusuf Dantsoho Common Hospital at Tudun Wada space of the state capital.
When accredited by the NCDC, the power will enhance to a few the variety of Covid-19 testing labs activated in Kaduna State throughout this pandemic.
“The Standing Committee commended the people of Kaduna State for their sacrifice and cooperation in enduring Quarantine Orders that are designed to protect citizens from Covid-19, prevent the spread of the virus from other states and avert the nightmare of community transmission,” the assertion continued.
The assertion additionally defined that the strong enforcement of border lockdowns will complement the inconveniences being endured by Kaduna State residents.
“This will eliminate both willful and inadvertent spread of Covid-19 by persons crossing state lines in breach of Kaduna State Quarantine Orders and the prohibition of interstate travel by the Federal Government,” stated.
“Citizens are encouraged to report anyone who sneaks into the state so that health officials can take swift action”.