A new set of 14 Almajiri Children From Kano Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kaduna.
The Kaduna State government has announced that 14 more almajiri Children who lately retreated from Kano State have tested positive for COVID-19 Pandemic.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Saturday, the 2nd of May, 2020, the Special Adviser to the Kaduna state Governor on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye said the new positive results have heightened active cases in the state to 41, with one death recorded.
The statement reflected concern that the figure might surge as more test results are anticipated.
“Further progress on expanding testing capacity is being made by the Kaduna state COVID-19 Standing Committee,”
He added that the installation of a PCR machine had commenced at the Yusuf Dantsoho General Hospital at Tudun Wada area of the state capital.
According to the statement;
“The Standing Committee commended the people of Kaduna State for their sacrifice and cooperation in enduring Quarantine Orders that are designed to protect citizens from Covid-19, prevent the spread of the virus from other states and avert the nightmare of community transmission,” the statement continued.
“This will eliminate both willful and inadvertent spread of Covid-19 by persons crossing state lines in breach of Kaduna State Quarantine Orders and the prohibition of interstate travel by the Federal Government”
“Citizens are encouraged to report anyone who sneaks into the state so that health officials can take swift action”.