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

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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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