The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje in a statement has debunked claim that the cause of the mysterious deaths in State in recent times is due to Coronavirus. There has been alleged mysterious deaths of over 640 persons in the State in recent days.
According to the governor,
“Over the past week there have been reports of mysterious deaths in our great Kano State and I’m here to assure everyone that investigations are already ongoing. Autopsies are still being carried out but so far there’s been nothing to suggest that they are linked with COVID-19.
In steps taken so far in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Ganduje said,
“The State Ministry of Health have been sleepless in their battle against the pandemic and I will like to commend them for their efforts thus far. They have fought hard in the sporadic testing and quarantining of infected person across the state.
Dr. Ganduje also said,
“To ease their burden a bit, we are currently partnering with Bayero University Kano to set up an additional Covid-19 test centre in the State.
On the current lockdown in the State, the governor calls on the cooperation of all to endure the spread is curtailed.
“I beckon on the people of Kano to help us in this fight against the pandemic by respecting the lockdown, maintaining social distancing and washing their hands regularly. It is only together, that we have a chance at flattening the curve.”