The Kano State government has recorded 65 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and has also confirmed five deaths arising from infections.
This was revealed by the Kano State Ministry of Health in a tweet via its official Twitter handle on Saturday which stated further that 3 more coronavirus patients have been discharged.
The tweet by the Kano State Ministry of Health reads in detail; “COVID19 Kano Update as at 11:35pm 8th May 2020… 65 new cases of COVID19 Kano cases confirmed.
“Total confirmed cases in Kano state are now 547. 3 more coronavirus patients have been discharged from the isolation facility to reunite with their family and the society.
“Total discharged now 22, while 5 deaths were recorded,” the tweet added.
This came after the Anambra State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Thursday called on the Kano State Government to stop distributing Almajiris to other parts of the country.
The Anambra CAN also alleged that Almajiri’s from Kano State were being shipped down to other parts of the country, questioning the rationale behind allowing trailer loads of travelers to leave the state borders in obvious disregard to the ban on interstate travels in the country.
In a statement signed by its Chairman, Rev Ndubuisi John, CAN wondered the reason behind such act, putting into consideration the health and security implications of such.
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