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Jigawa Reports Two New COVID-19 Cases, Extends Lockdown

A file picture of Jigawa state Governor, Badaru Abubakar


Jigawa has reported two new instances of the lethal COVID-19, bringing the state’s whole to 4.

Governor Badaru Abubakar introduced this in a press briefing on the State Authorities home within the capital, Dutse, on Tuesday.

The Governor then introduced a lockdown in three further native governments.

Based on the Governor, one of many new instances is from Gujungu city in Taura native authorities, whereas the opposite is from Birninkudu native authorities however works in Gumel native authorities

In the meantime, the index case that was transferred from the state to Kano has examined unfavourable however will solely be discharged after testing unfavourable for the second time.

“On the positive note, the two patients on admission are doing well and indeed the result of the index case transferred from Kano returned negative which is an encouraging sign of progress,” the Governor mentioned.

“As soon as the second check turns into unfavourable, the affected person can be discharged.

“On the flip aspect of the coin, nevertheless, the outcomes from Abuja returned two samples constructive, one from Gujungu in Taura Native Authorities, and the opposite in Birninkudu however working in Gumel.

“Because it was utilized in Kazaure, it has grow to be crucial to additionally lockdown Gujungu, Birninkudu and Gumel for one from Thursday 30 April at 12 midnight to permit for contact tracing and pattern collections within the areas.”

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