6 Year Old Girl Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Jigawa Amidst Hundreds Of Mysterious Death Claim By Residents


Six-Year-Old Girl Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Jigawa.


A six-year-old girl has tested positive for COVID-19 in Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State.


The Commissioner of Health and Chairman of the Task Force on COVID-19 in Jigawa State, Dr. Abba Zakari substantiated this on Tuesday, the 5th of May, 2020.


He expanded that the girl’s father is the index case in Kazaure and was proved to be positive upon his arrival from Enugu State.



According to Zakari, out of the 18 samples collected in the contact tracing of the Kazaure index case, only the little girl’s sample turned out positive.


The girl will soon be withdrawn and will join her father at the isolation centre in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital.


According to the latest statistics by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Jigawa State has 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with one death recorded.


However, sources have it that over 100 deaths referred to as mysterious were recorded in Jigawa on Tuesday.


Please stay home and stay safe.

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