Kano State has confirmed its first case of Coronavirus.
Salihu Yakasai, the Director General, Media and Communications for Kano State Government made the announcement a few hours ago.
Yakasai disclosed that the index case lives around UDB Road and he returned from Abuja on the eve of the border closure in the State. He has been placed under isolation at Kwanar Dawaki Isolation Centre.
Kano has recorded its 1st case of Covid-19 in the State. The index case lives around UDB Road, he returned from Abuja on the eve of the border closure in the State. All those close to him have been tested and are awaiting results. He is currently at Kwanar Dawaki Isolation Centre
President Buhari’s media aide, Ahmad Bashir also confirmed the development. He tweeted;
My State, Kano has just recorded first case of #COVID19. I believe with the measures put in place by the FG and the State Government, Kano will be able to contain the spread of the pandemic in the State.