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Five Almajiris From Kano Test Positive To COVID-19 In Kaduna

A map displaying Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s North-Central area.


The Kaduna State Authorities has confirmed that 5 Almajiri kids that have been repatriated from Kano just lately are amongst those that examined constructive for the coronavirus within the state.

There are 15  COVID-19 confirmed instances in Kaduna State, six of them have been discharged whereas 9 lively instances are nonetheless being handled on the state Infectious Illness Management Middle.

The Commissioner for Well being within the state, Dr Amina Baloni confirmed the brand new instances, following the sooner announcement by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) on Sunday night time.

Baloni mentioned the contacts of the brand new instances have been being traced in order that they might be monitored and examined in the event that they met the case definition.

In line with her, the brand new sufferers have been moved to the Infectious Ailments Management Centre (IDCC), the state’s premier isolation centre.

In the meantime, all of the returnee Almajiri kids from Kano who confirmed no signs have been quarantined upon their return for 14 days according to NCDC protocols and pointers.

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