A minimum of eleven individuals have died in Kano throughout the final 24 hours, in keeping with native sources.
The reason for demise isn’t but recognized, however it may not be unrelated to the novel coronavirus outbreak within the state.
Among the many lifeless is the regional supervisor of a first-generation financial institution, who was stated to have been awaiting his COVID-19 take a look at outcome.
The coordinator of the Kano technical response staff for COVID-19, Dr Tijjani Hussaini, confirmed the deaths.
Nevertheless, he stated the deaths can’t be linked to COVID-19 till investigations are accomplished.
In the meantime, the COVID-19 testing laboratory in Kano state has remained shut for the previous three days following reported lack of testing supplies.
A few of the employees within the laboratory have been additionally stated to have examined constructive for COVID-19, prompting the shutting down of the power.
In response to the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Kano has recorded 73 COVID-19 infections as of April 24.
On Wednesday, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje stated the state had recorded just one COVID-19 demise.
Mr Ganduje had been responding to studies of a number of deaths inside Kano.
“You realize that there’s a lot of pretend information going round and we’ve already began arresting all those that are peddling such rumours.
“The demise recorded from coronavirus is just one and the NCDC is conscious of that,” Ganduje stated.