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Kano govt promises to investigate ‘numerous reports’ of upsurge in deaths in the state



The Kano State government has promised to look into “multiple reports” of increase in “mortality rate” in the state.

In a statement on his verified Twitter handle —@dawisu —media aide to the governor, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, said the government would get to the bottom of the matter.

He said “ Kano State Ministry of Health @KNSMOH wishes to inform the public that it has received numerous reports of increase in mortality rate in Kano & a full investigation is being carried out especially in cemeteries, as well as the possible causes of the deaths“.

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There are concerns as to whether the reports are in any way connected to COVID-19 pandemic the state, alongside the country and the world, is battling with.

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